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Saving the World A Guide to Heroes

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ISBN-10: 1550228056

ISBN-13: 9781550228052

Edition: 2007

Authors: Lynnette Porter, David Lavery, Hillary Robson

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This insightful collection of essays weighs in on the incredible appeal of the new hit show "Heroes "and why it has attracted such a diverse and devoted following. Featuring archetypal characters with a twist-- including a time traveler, a painter prophet, a schizophrenic stripper, and an evil villain out to steal the others' powers-- the show lures viewers in with its fresh interpretation of classic themes and conspiracy theory plots. By examining the history of comic books in film and television, leading television analysts reveal the show' s multifaceted influences and shed light on how "Heroes" reflects its comic book ancestors and modern-day kin such as "Lost," The creative mastermind…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: ECW Press
Publication date: 10/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.58" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English