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Theological “Seeing” of Law: Daredevil, Christian Iconography, and Legal Aesthetics

Timothy D. Peters

in Critical Directions in Comics Studies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828996
eISBN:
9781496829047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828996.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter argues that comics involve a form of critical seeing—and, in particular, a critical seeing of law. It analyzes not just what it is that we see when we read or view comics, but a way of ... More


“What can We Ever have to Fear from a Blind Man?!!”: Disability, Daredevil, and Passing

Alaniz José

in Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461176
eISBN:
9781626740655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461176.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines Daredevil, the first Marvel Silver Age series created by writer Stan Lee, and artists Jack Kirby and Bill Everett in 1964. Daredevil tells the story of Matt Murdock who was ... More


“It’s Just Us Here”: Daredevil and the Trauma of Big Power

Kevin Michael Scott

in Working-Class Comic Book Heroes: Class Conflict and Populist Politics in Comics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816641
eISBN:
9781496816689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816641.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This essay examines Daredevil’s positioning in the Marvel Universe as belonging to the super-powered 1 percent but simultaneously representing both the non-super-powered and the economically ... More


Streaming Religion: Netflix’s Daredevil and Amazon’s Hand of God

Charlotte E. Howell

in Divine Programming: Negotiating Christianity in American Dramatic Television Production 1996-2016

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190054373
eISBN:
9780190054410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190054373.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Netflix’s Daredevil (2015–2018) and Amazon’s Hand of God (2015–2017) illustrate how changing industry context, cultural conditions, audience engagement, and continued fragmenting into niche taste ... More


Comics Codes and Parameters for Villain Construction in Sequential Art

Robert G. Weiner

in The Supervillain Reader

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826466
eISBN:
9781496826510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826466.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

There are many types of villains in society and popular culture. There is the villain that is pure evil. There is the villain that is motivated by revenge. There is also at times the hero turned ... More


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