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Claudio, Esther. "It’s a Bird – Steven T. Seagle and Teddy Kristiansen." The Comics Grid. Journal of Comics Scholarship. Year One. Ed. Ernesto F. Priego Ramirez. London: The Comics Grid Digital First Editions, 2012. 42–44. 
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Resource type: Book Chapter
Language: en: English
BibTeX citation key: Claudio2012b
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Keywords: "It’s a Bird", Autobiography, Denmark, Illness, Kristiansen. Teddy, Seagle. Steven T., Superhero, USA
Creators: Claudio, Priego Ramirez
Publisher: The Comics Grid Digital First Editions (London)
Collection: The Comics Grid. Journal of Comics Scholarship. Year One
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In Seagle’s and Kristiansen’s It’s a bird, Superman is used as a means to exorcise one of Seagle’s greatest personal fears: Huntington’s disease. By examining the figure of the hero and the day in his childhood in which Superman and the disease became intertwined, the author attempts to overcome trauma. In this post Esther Claudio looks at how both discourses intermingle and finally lead to the creator’s catharsis.
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