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The British Superhero (University Press of Mississipp) Hardcover – 28 Feb 2017

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  • Hardcover: 240 pages
  • Publisher: University Press of Mississippi; 01 edition (28 Feb. 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1496807375
  • ISBN-13: 978-1496807373
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.9 x 22.9 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,337,041 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Murray writes in an engaging, fluid manner and from a clearly evident base of knowledge and experience. . . . The British Superhero is an easy book to recommend for those interested in gaining a somewhat different perspective on superhero comic history."

--Bill Capossere, Fantasy Literature

About the Author

Chris Murray, Dundee, Scotland, is senior lecturer in comics studies at the University of Dundee and director of the Scottish Centre for Comics Studies. Murray is the author of Champions of the Oppressed: Superhero Comics, Popular Culture, and Propaganda in America during World War II. He is also editor of UniVerse Comics, coeditor of Studies in Comics (Intellect), and co-organizer of the International Comics and Graphic Novel conference.

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