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Embedding Nostalgia: The Political Appropriation of Foreign Comic Book Superheroes in Korea

Maliangkay, Roald

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Comic books have long expressed socio � political concerns and objectives , regardless of their origin . This article examines the political appropriation of foreign comic book superheroes in Korea . By contemplating a range of examples of such forms of appropriation , I show that one and the sameforeign superhero can represent different socio � political views , including anti � communism , orientalism , and patriotism . I argue that because they are associated with innocence , superheroes can...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/39619
Source: Situations: Cultural Studies in the Asian Context

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