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Coetzee, Carli. "Afro-superheroes: Prepossessing the future." Journal of African Cultural Studies 28.(2016): 241–44. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Language: en: English
Peer reviewed
DOI: 10.1080/13696815.2016.1168082
BibTeX citation key: Coetzee2016
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Categories: General
Keywords: Africa, Superhero
Creators: Coetzee
Collection: Journal of African Cultural Studies
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Abstract
“The increasing visibility of African superheroes (or what Adilifu Nama has termed so memorably ‘Super Blacks’, 2011) might look, from a certain point of view, like evidence of the increasing infiltration of transnational consumerism into youth cultural forms in African contexts. The papers in this collection on Afro-superheroes argue the opposite: Afro-superheroes, the authors show in their analysis of their often arresting material, are embedded in contemporary political and social contexts and provide us with ways of understanding the emergent present.” (241)
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