Mutants and Mystics: Science Fiction, Superhero Comics, and the Paranormal

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In many ways, twentieth-century America was the land of superheroes and science fiction. From Superman and Batman to the Fantastic Four and the X-Men, these pop-culture juggernauts, with their "powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal men," thrilled readers and audiences--and simultaneously embodied a host of our dreams and fears about modern life and the onrushing future. But that's just scratching the surface, says Jeffrey Kripal. In Mutants and Mystics , Kripal offers a brilliantly insightful account of how ...

Mutants and Mystics: Science Fiction, Superhero Comics, and the Paranormal 2015, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226271484

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Mutants & Mystics: Science Fiction, Superhero Comics, and the Paranormal 2011, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226453835

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