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Evans, Woody: "Why they won’t save us. Political dispositions in the conflicts of superheroes." In: Transformative Works and Cultures 17 (2014)(<http://journal.transfor ... hp/twc/article/view/533>). 
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Resource type: Web Article
Languages: English
Peer reviewed
DOI: 10.3983/twc.2014.0533
BibTeX citation key: Evans2014
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Categories: General
Keywords: Politics, Superhero, Utopia
Creators: Evans
Collection: Transformative Works and Cultures
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Abstract
Comic book superheroes tend to be conservative and their opponents progressive. Here I explore the reasons for heroic conservatism, review recent disruptions to the trend, and consider what superhuman politics can tell us about our own transhuman and science fictional conditions.
  
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