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Germaine, Alison Elizabeth. "Disability and Depression in Thor Comic Books." Disability Studies Quarterly 36. 3 2016. Accessed 17 May. 2019. <>. 
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Resource type: Web Article
Language: en: English
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DOI: 10.18061/dsq.v36i3.5015
BibTeX citation key: Germaine2016
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Categories: General
Keywords: "Thor", Disability, Middle Ages, Superhero, USA
Creators: Germaine
Collection: Disability Studies Quarterly
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This article explores disability and depression, especially as they relate to masculinity and power, within Thor comics. Societal interpretations of disability are also discussed in terms of comics' ability to both challenge and reinforce these interpretations; further, aspects of comics design are investigated within the symbolic realm of disability and depression, illustrating the portrayal of disability and depression via characteristics such as color, panels, and facial expressions.
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