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Edwardson, Ryan. "The Many Lives of Captain Canuck: Nationalism, culture, and the creation of a canadian comic book superhero." Journal of Popular Culture 37. (2003): 184–201. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Language: en: English
Peer reviewed
DOI: 10.1111/1540-5931.00063
BibTeX citation key: Edwardson2003
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Categories: General
Keywords: "Captain Canuck", Canada, Identity, Nationalism, Superhero
Creators: Edwardson
Collection: Journal of Popular Culture
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Captain Canuck, introduced in 1975, has become a national icon in Canada. The kind, polite, and moral Captain Canuck embodies the ideal Canadian. As a national comic book hero, Captain Canuck perpetuates essential elements of national identity, which are reinforced into the minds of the young readers.
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