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From Pulp Hero to Superhero: Culture, Race, and Identity in American Popular Culture, 1900-1940

@inproceedings{Chambliss2008FromPH,
  title={From Pulp Hero to Superhero: Culture, Race, and Identity in American Popular Culture, 1900-1940},
  author={J. Chambliss and William L. Svitavsky},
  year={2008}
}
Document Type Article Publication Date 10-2008 Abstract Adventure characters in the pulp magazines and comic books of the early twentieth century reflected development in the ongoing American fascination with heroic figures. As established figures such as the cowboy became disconnected from everyday experiences of Americans, new popular fantas ies emerged, providing readers with essentialist action heroes whose adventures stylized the strugg le of the American everyman with a modern… CONTINUE READING

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