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'Riddle me this...?' would the world need superheroes if the law could actually deliver 'justice'?

@inproceedings{Sharp2012RiddleMT,
  title={'Riddle me this...?' would the world need superheroes if the law could actually deliver 'justice'?},
  author={Cassandra E Sharp},
  year={2012}
}
As an entertainment and cultural icon, the costumed superhero pervades our culture, and superhero imagery (in both literary and visual forms) is ubiquitous (Morris and Morris 2005: ix).1 Superhero stories present and explore many important and pressing concerns such as ethics, justice, crime, punishment and social responsibility. Originating in the visually stimulating form of comic books, superheroes have transitioned well into other forms of popular culture - ranging from children's animated… Expand

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