NameMann, Justin (author), Raphael, Timothy (chair), Feldstein, Ruth (internal member), Rutgers University, Graduate School - Newark,
Comic book fans,
Batman (Fictitious character) ,
Masculinity in literature,
DescriptionThis paper details the development of comic book fan culture through the twentieth century. It examines the growing cultural relevance of comic book material and explores the narrative and thematic links between Frank Miller's "The Dark Knight Returns" and 1980s conceptions of masculinity and heroism.
NoteIncludes bibliographical references
Noteby Justin Mann
CollectionGraduate School - Newark Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Organization NameRutgers, The State University of New Jersey
RightsThe author owns the copyright to this work.