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

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"Account of how comic book heroes have helped their creators and fans alike explore and express a wealth of paranormal experiences ignored by mainstream science. Delving deeply into the work of major figures in the field--from Jack Kirby's cosmic superhero sagas and Philip K. Dick's futuristic head-trips to Alan Moore's sex magic and Whitley Strieber's communion with visitors--Kripal shows how creators turned to science fiction to convey the reality of the inexplicable and the paranormal they experienced in their lives. ...

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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