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Title The ages of the Incredible Hulk : essays on the green goliath in changing times / edited by Joseph J. Darowski.

Published Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  741.5973 AGES    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 212 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Smashing Cold War Consensus Culture: Hulk's Journey from Monster to Hero / John Darowski Darowski, John, Joseph J. Darowski Darowski, Joseph J. 7 -- Becoming Nature's "Monster": How the Gamma Bomb Reterritorializes the Human World / Justin Lerberg Lerberg, Justin 24 -- A Globe-Trotting Atomic Weapon: Illustrating the Cold War Arms Race / Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns Berns, Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni, César Alfonso Marino Marino, César Alfonso 35 -- American Military in The Incredible Hulk During the Vietnam War / Lori Maguire Maguire, Lori 49 -- "The Monster's Analyst" and the "Binomial Self" / José Alaniz Alaniz, José 62 -- She-Hulk Crash! The Evolution of Jen Walters, or How Marvel Comics Learned to Stop Worrying About Feminism and Love the Gamma Bomb / Jennifer A. Swartz-Levine Swartz-Levine, Jennifer A. 78 -- Jennifer Walters and the Savaging of American "Malaise" / Peter W. Lee Lee, Peter W. 93 -- A Made Man: Joe Fixit, the '80s and Consumption as Resistance / Matthew Alan Cicci Cicci, Matthew Alan 111 -- Pantheon Era: Personal and Political Morality in Peter David's Hulk / Jason Sacks Sacks, Jason 124 -- Metafictional Powers in the Postmodern Age: She-Hulk, Canon and the Nature of Superpowers / Roy T Cook Cook, Roy T 136 -- Bruce Banner on the Couch: Dubious Psychologizing in the 1980s and 1990s / Michael Smith Smith, Michael 156 -- Live and Let Die: Jim Wilson, the Hulk and AIDS in the 1980s and 1990s / Cathy Leogrande Leogrande, Cathy 168 -- "You, on the other hand...": Dual Identity and Superhero Storytelling in Dan Slott's She-Hulk / Adam Capitanio Capitanio, Adam 181 -- "I didn't come here for a whisper": Monsters, Violence and Heroes in World War Hulk and Post-9/11 America / Brooke Southgate Southgate, Brooke 193.
Summary "These essays explore Marvel's decades of Hulk comics. Contributors analyze the Hulk and his supporting cast in their shifting historical contexts, offering insights into both our popular entertainment and our cultural history. Topics include the Cold War's influence on early Incredible Hulk issues, a feminist reading of She-Hulk and writer Peter David's focus on the AIDS crisis"-- Provided by publisher.
Other author Darowski, Joseph J., editor.
Subject Hulk (Fictitious character)
Hulk (Comic strip)
Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States.
Literature and society -- United States.
ISBN 9780786497331