Superheroines and the Epic Journey: Mythic Themes in Comics, Film and Television - Valerie Estelle Frankel

Superheroines and the Epic Journey: Mythic Themes in Comics, Film and Television

Superheroines and the Epic Journey: Mythic Themes in Comics, Film and Television

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Superheroines and the Epic Journey: Mythic Themes in Comics, Film and Television

The heroine’s journey echoes throughout ancient legend. Each young woman combats her dark side and emerges stronger. This quest is also a staple of American comic books. Wonder Woman with semi-divine powers gives us a new female-centered creation story. Batgirl, Batwoman and Black Widow discover their enemy is the dark mother or shadow twin, with the savagery they’ve rejec