superhero studies

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/14/business/media/even-at-comic-con-you-cant-defy-gravitas.html?_r=1&hp

The issue for the conventioneers was that after struggling since the 1970s to have the comics taken seriously, they have now succeeded, perhaps too well. The geek culture has been around long enough to create a tenured intellectual elite, and, by and large, these professionals see nothing but trouble in the fantasy world.

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  1. […] last couple weeks! Edit: Just remembered this article on Comic Con which my friend Julie posted on her blog– all about the collision of the thoughtful and the thoughtless in the world of heroes.  But […]

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