TITLE

SUPER FREAKS

AUTHOR(S)
Mano, D. Keith
PUB. DATE
May 1977
SOURCE
National Review;5/13/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 18, p566
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the theology of Superheroes depicted in several comic books including "The Iliad," "Paradise Lost" and "The X Men." It has been assumed that Superheroes are men stuck with a semi-divine set of affects. They are freakish. They can't die. Some of the Superheroes including Cyclops, Beast, Angel, Iceman and Marvel Girl are mutant. Their origin is wholly fortuitous and explicable by some half-fried scientific gloss.
ACCESSION #
6047857

 

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