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Tag: Michael Kantor

Superheroes! by Laurence Maslon and Michael Kantor (book review).

July 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
Superheroes! by Laurence Maslon and Michael Kantor (book review).

From the introduction to ‘Superheroes!’ by Laurence Maslon and Michael Kantor, this is a companion book to the American PBS 3-part documentary series ‘Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle’, which I can’t recall being shown in the UK back in 2013, the release date of this book. A quick look on-line and the DVD is out there […]

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Superheroes!: Capes, Cowls And The Creation Of Comic Book Culture by Laurence Maslon and Michael Kantor (book review).

July 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
Superheroes!: Capes, Cowls And The Creation Of Comic Book Culture by Laurence Maslon and Michael Kantor (book review).

This is a book about the history of super-heroes in the media. The super-hero is now a mainstay of popular culture on television and the silver screen but some of us older folk recall a time when they were only available on paper. Low paid men with typewriters did the scripts and other chaps with […]

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