Make Ours Marvel

Author: Matt Yockey
Editor: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 1477312501
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Introduction. Excelsior! or, everything that rises must converge / Matt Yockey -- Reforming the "justice" system : Marvel's Avengers and the transformation of the all-star team book / Mark Minett and Bradley Schauer -- Man without fear : David Mack, daredevil, and the "bounds of difference" in superhero comics / Henry Jenkins -- "This female fights back!" : a feminist history of Marvel comics / Anna F. Peppard -- "Share your universe" : generation, gender, and the future of Marvel publishing / Derek Johnson -- Breaking brand : from NuMarvel to MarvelNow! Marvel comics in the age of media convergence / Deron Overpeck -- Marvel and the form of motion comics / Darren Wershler and Kalervo A. Sinervo -- Transmedia storytelling in the "Marvel Cinematic Universe" and the logics of convergence-era popular seriality / Felix Brinker -- The Marvel one-shots and transmedia storytelling / Michael Graves -- Spinning webs : constructing authors, genre, and fans in the Spider-Man film franchise / James N. Gilmore -- Playing Peter Parker : Spider-Man and superhero film performance / Aaron Taylor -- Spotting Stan : the fun and function of Stan Lee's cameos in the Marvel Universe(s) / Dru Jeffries -- Schrödinger's cape : the quantum seriality of the Marvel multiverse / William Proctor
Make Ours Marvel
Language: en
Pages: 364
Authors: Matt Yockey
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-20 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

Introduction. Excelsior! or, everything that rises must converge / Matt Yockey -- Reforming the "justice" system : Marvel's Avengers and the transformation of the all-star team book / Mark Minett and Bradley Schauer -- Man without fear : David Mack, daredevil, and the "bounds of difference" in superhero comics /
Make Ours Marvel
Language: en
Pages: 358
Authors: Matt Yockey
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-13 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

The creation of the Fantastic Four effectively launched the Marvel Comics brand in 1961. Within ten years, the introduction (or reintroduction) of characters such as Spider-Man, the Hulk, Iron Man, Captain America, and the X-Men catapulted Marvel past its primary rival, DC Comics, for domination of the comic book market.
The World of Marvel Comics
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Andrew J. Friedenthal
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-02 - Publisher: Routledge

A detailed study of the history and long-lasting influence of Marvel Comics, this book explores the ways Marvel’s truly unique comic book world reflects real world issues and controversies alongside believable, psychologically-motivated characters. The book examines a decades-long dual focus on both tight-knit continuity and real-world fidelity that makes the
Superheroes and Excess
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Jamie Brassett, Richard Reynolds
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-30 - Publisher: Routledge

Finding the superhero genre in need of further investigation from philosophical standpoints that value excess as a creative drive, rather than denigrate it as a problem to be resolved, this book opens up discussions that highlight different approaches to ‘the creative excess of being’ as expressed through the genre. While
Storytelling Industries
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: Anthony N. Smith
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-28 - Publisher: Springer

This book shows how the unique characteristics of traditionally differentiated media continue to determine narrative despite the recent digital convergence of media technologies. The author argues that media are now each largely defined by distinctive industrial practices that continue to preserve their identities and condition narrative production. Furthermore, the book