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Holy Superheroes! Revised and Expanded Edition

Exploring the Sacred in Comics, Graphic Novels, and Film

Holy Superheroes! Revised and Expanded Edition

Exploring the Sacred in Comics, Graphic Novels, and Film

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Publisher: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
ISBN: 9780664231910
Number of Pages: 160
Published: 31/01/2008
Width: 14 cm
Height: 21.6 cm
Spider-Man. Batman. The X-Men. The Fantastic Four. Comic books and the characters they have spawned have become twenty-first-century mythology. Greg Garrett helps us see the profound depth that can be found in the glossy, fast-paced, and often violent world of comics, graphic novels, and the films they inspire. Holy Superheroes! provides extensive discussions of some of our most beloved comic heroes and concludes with an appendix of twenty-five comics and graphic novels for discussion of spirituality and comics.

Greg Garrett

Greg Garrett is the author of We Get to Carry Each Other: The Gospel according to U2; The Gospel according to Hollywood; Holy Superheroes! Revised and Expanded Edition: Exploring the Sacred in Comics, Graphic Novels, and Film; and Stories from the Edge: A Theology of Grief. He is a novelist, a professor of English at Baylor University, the writer-inresidence at the Episcopal Seminary of the Southwest, and a licensed lay preacher in the Episcopal Church.

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