In episode 4 of Beyond the Neon, I explore the superhero landscape of the 1970s and how that translated in decade that followed, as well as how a new US President and UK Prime Minister influenced heroism in comics, tv and film.
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Dr Joan Ormrod, Senior Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University and researcher in women in comics and subcultural identities.
Professor Kent Worcester, Professor of Political Science, Marymount Manhattan College and Author of The Punisher and the Politics of Retributive Justice.
Dr. Marc DiPaolo, Assistant Professor of Language and Literature at Southwestern Oklahoma State University and Author of War, Politics and Superheroes: Ethics and Propaganda in Comics and Film.
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