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  • Truth Justice and the American Way? The Popular Geopolitics of American Identity in Contemporary Superhero Comics
  • Mervi Miettinen
  • English
  • 18 October 2019
  • 9789514489969

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Review Þ Truth Justice and the American Way? The Popular Geopolitics of American Identity in Contemporary Superhero Comics 107 The dissertation analyzes superhero comics and their complex relationship to American popular geopolitics the way nation and nationality are “narrated” through various popular texts The analysis is focused on superhero comics published within the last three decades and shows how these comics not only reflect but actively take part in the ongoing formation and development of popular geopolitics and national identity construction within AmericaBoth masculinity and violence are central in analyzing the superhero’s popular geopolitics as masculinity itself arises as a determining factor in defining nationhood and nationality In turn superheroic masculinit A Preface to Morals is focused on superhero comics published within the last three decades and shows how these comics not only reflect but actively take part Haunted Britain and Ireland Over 100 of the Scariest Places to Visit in the UK and Ireland in the ongoing formation and development of popular geopolitics and national Kent Aile Tarih identity construction within AmericaBoth masculinity and violence are central The Monarch Key in analyzing the superhero’s popular geopolitics as masculinity Yosuga No Sora itself arises as a determining factor The Devil's ueen in defining nationhood and nationality In turn superheroic masculinit

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Review Þ Truth Justice and the American Way? The Popular Geopolitics of American Identity in Contemporary Superhero Comics 107 Y is often defined through the use of violence which is often portrayed as both empowering and natural These uestions of masculinity and violence are also linked to the uestions of power and legality which will be addressed through the concept of the state of exception By introducing the state of exception as a way to analyze the superhero and his complex relationship to the state the dissertation is able to analyze the superhero’s characteristic contradictions in terms of power and democracyThe final part of the dissertation examines these issues in the post 911 context The attacks were a clear geopolitical violation of America’s boundaries and superhe

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Review Þ Truth Justice and the American Way? The Popular Geopolitics of American Identity in Contemporary Superhero Comics 107 Ro comics attempted to offer their readers a way to respond to the events on 911 by promoting narratives of national unity and real life heroism However this response soon gave way to a complex geopolitical reading that began to uestion the very nature of superheroismThe dissertation provides new and current cultural analysis of the way superhero comics form a popular discourse of the fantastic while still retaining a connection to the real as they address such issues as 911 and its conseuences through their heroes More specifically it examines the various conflicts and problems that arise from the discrepancy between superheroic ideals and American reality