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Printing terror : American horror comics as Cold War commentary and critique / Michael Goodrum and Philip Smith.

Author/Creator:
Goodrum, Michael D., 1983- author.
Publication:
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2021.
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Subjects:
Horror comic books, strips, etc. -- United States -- History and criticism.
Cold War in literature.
Race relations in literature.
Men in literature.
Masculinity in literature.
Victims in literature.
Contents:
'The dead
the slain
the unavenged'
trauma in the 1940s and 1950s
'Men are beasts! Wild beasts! Wild beasts must be destroyed!'
gender in the 1940s and 1950s
'Confusion turns to fear'
race in the 1940s and 1950s
Monster kids
bridging the pre- and post-CCA eras
'The war has done strange things to you'
trauma in the1960s and 1970s
'This isn't a dream! This is really happening!'
gender in the1960s and 1970s
'We are a species that fears itself most of all'
race in the1960s and 1970s
Conclusion: appropriating white male fear.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 03, 2021).
Contributor:
Smith, Philip, 1983- author.
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ISBN:
9781526135933
1526135930
9781526135926
1526135922
9781526135940
1526135949
Publisher Number:
40030501096
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.