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    The Origins Of DC Comics

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    Since the early 1900’s comics books have provided a popular source of entertainment for both children and adults. However, over time comic books have manifested into varying styles and appearances. As the culture of the world changed through war, economic depression, and political shuffle, comic books have served as a reflection of the world’s altering ideologies. The comic book powerhouse DC Comics, formerly know as Detective Comics, stands today as one of the most prominent and popular entertainment

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    is already much excitement over the upcoming Supergirl/The Flash crossover, where Grant Gustin’s Barry Allen is set to help Kara Zor-El in defeating Italia Ricci’s Silver Banshee. But could Melissa Benoist’s Supergirl eventually team up with another DC superheroine like Batgirl? Benoist’s recently conducted a Q&A on the official Supergirl Facebook page, where she answered several questions including one from a fan who was hoping to see Kara working with Batman’s female protégé. The former Glee actress

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    makes the hero super. All the duties performed by these characters shows how the impactful the role they play is and giving a reason for why they are super. Superheroes date back for many years, and people began their fantasies over superheroes in the comic books. People have always looked to them as an escape from reality during World War II. These were very hard times for everyone dealing with all the conflict across the world “…Superman became someone whom an average American male could identify with

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    Gilgamesh Is A Hero

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    A hero can be classified by many things. A hero can be superman, a police officer, and even your mom, but what makes a hero? Is it someone who can fly or shoot laser beams from their eyes or someone who saves a baby from a burning building? I’ll admit some of these characteristics are far-fetched since I don’t know anyone who can fly or randomly saves babies on a normal day. All heroes, including super ones, all have something in common, they 're admired for their courage or an outstanding thing

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    Is Superman A Hero

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    Superman Villain or Hero Many people would argue that Superman is a hero of Earth, but many fail to realize the consequences of having a powerful man come into existence. One of the prices evil will always rise up to challenge a good-hearted person. In turn crime rates would drop down as hundreds of innocent lives are saved daily by Superman. Sadly, the question remains, would Superman still be perceived as a hero as time goes on? When it comes to the films such as Superman v. Batman, The Dark Knight

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    Vigilantes exist to fight for the supressed and weak individuals in society. Many vigilantes’ purpose is sparked by tragic events that leads to the crusade of justice. It is rather the inadequacy law enforcement that leads for vigilantes to exist. Both Watchmen and The Dark Knight Returns, deconstruct the traditional superhero through the theme of vigilantism, Alan Moore’s text offer the realistic interpretation of vigilantes, while Frank Miller emphasizes the dark side of masculine hero through

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    My heroine is Angelina Jolie since I was 6 years old. For me a hero is someone that helps people, take care of them, it is kind, intelligent, brave, and humble. I chose her to be my hero, because she has all the qualities to be a heroine. She helps and saves people all over the world. This is a big deal to me and it is what I want to do when I grow up. One example of her kindness, was when she helped Vietnam, and she did it so well that she earned the right to a Vietnamese passport. She also works

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    In the movie “Batman: the dark knight” (2008), we are introduced to the character Harvey Dent. He is the District Attorney of Gotham City. Everyone loves him, he is charming and good looking and most important is that he fights for justice. Even though he is a good man, he uses his father’s lucky coin to gain benefits for himself; he suggests playing coin toss over many different things, mainly involving Rachel (the woman Harvey wants to marry). He always picks head because there is a picture of

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    Alexie does not break down literal, but figuratively and Superman breaks down a door literally in a comic excerpt. “In one panel,Superman breaks through a door”(Alexie 4). Alexie breaks through the figurative doors that society had placed on him. Breaking down the doors took determination which Alexie and Superman both possessed.”I refused to fail. I was

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    the differences, there is also many. An example would be in Identity Crisis, the Justice League wipes Batman’s memory in fear of exposure for the rape case that occurred within one of the heroes. The superhero code does apply to the matters of both comics,

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    Title: Bretagne Corliss: A Life Well Lived. Speaker: Angel Ranjel, Grand Rapids Community College, COM 131 student. Specific Purpose: A special occasion speech of tribute, to appreciate the selfless life of service dog Bretagne (pronounced Brittany), who recently passed away. Thesis Statement: Bretagne only lived to be 16 years old but made sure to make those short 16 years count. Devoted, heroic, and incredibly loving, Bretagne was and still is a symbol of those who serve our communities and respond

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    In Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula, there are plenty of characters that have remarkable traits, but Abraham Van Helsing stands out the most. Van Helsing is one of the most interesting people in the novel. He is incredibly smart and the most knowledgeable person on Dracula and vampires. Although Van Helsing is more of a static character in Dracula, he is not to be overlooked. He possesses powerful traits to make him admirable such as, leadership and intelligence. Van Helsing is the leader to most characters

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    A-Force released on May 20th, 2015 Published by Marvel Comics as, “Marvel 's Mightiest Women finally get there own comic book!” This comic book is a text that depicts women in empowered roles that could be a great influence on young girls. Many things in the media are targeted towards young girls such as Barbies, and Disney Princesses that have the depiction of women always needing a man, as so in comic books with the male protagonist depicting women as powerless. The media constantly markets these

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    Marvel Vs Avenger

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    They both are extremely well-known comic book publishing companies in the states, and they both have the most illustrious characters in their canon. DC and Marvel have been an emulator for a coon’s age, their zealot even more so. Therefore, when Marvel made Avengers and hand out their aficionados the unsurpassable bragging rights, DC fans spring in simultaneously and clamor for a Justice League movie instantaneously. However, it’s been

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    Essay On Nerd Culture

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    aspect of going to the comic book store with my brother and talking with the people that work there and seeing what they have to stay about the new story arc of Thor or Hawkeye. Or the fact that my brother and I go to the midnight showing of all the Marvel movies and meet new people and talk about what we expect to see tonight. Or how we show up early to every movie so we can get exclusive tickets for the IMAX. All of this is unique

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    Komikito Essay

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    INTRODUCTION The first generation of Indonesian comic, komikita , began in 1930 and ended in 1954. Its genres range from social lives, martial arts, superheroes, to wayang . As Indonesia was still colonised by the Dutch, komikita was heavily influenced by western comic strips in Dutch newspapers. In the 1960s, the second generation of komikita introduced the romance genre. Unfortunately, this genre often displayed eroticisms unsuitable for Indonesia’s conservative society. The eroticisms sparked

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    Superhero Genre In Cinema

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    like fighting villains and protecting people. The first real superhero movie is Superman and the mole men, directed by Lee Sholem and released in 1951. The latest is Logan, directed by James Mangold. Most superhero movies are based on superhero comics. The genre emerged during the late 30s, amid the Great Depression and World War II, probably to enternain people and make them think about

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    Essay On Superman

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    There have been hundreds, if not thousands, of different incarnations of Superman, in the nearly eighty years of his existence. He was the first superhero, the Hercules of American culture. And, while he was created on the page, he wouldn't become fully realised until his cinematic debut. And, when I say, "cinematic debut", one of these probably comes to mind, but Superman actually made his leap to the silver screen in a cartoon, helmed by this guy, Max Fleischer. And, if the name seems familiar

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    The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen counts among the most noteworthy comic books that are retailing in the United States and Europe. It was written by Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neil, with America’s Best Comics being the publishers within the American Shores. In Britain, the comic book is published by Vertigo. The story is set in the year 1898. It takes place in a fictional world during the Victorian times. It is important to note that some of the characters and plot of the story borrow from works

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    example of Superman flying would be when Superman is flying around to help save the towns people during a fight with the bad guys. Superman is also immortal, unlike Beowulf. Immortality is a power that everyone wants, but only a few possess. In DC comics, Superman is part of a select few who has the power of

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