Why they won't save us: political dispositions in the conflicts of superheroes

Transformative Works and Cultures 17 (2014)
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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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Woody Evans
Texas Woman's University

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