167. Superheroes for Adults


The aim of this Media Studies Factsheet is to analyse the development of the superhero genre using the theoretical framework identified in the 2017 Media Studies specifications.

This Factsheet will consider:
• The institutional context of recent developments in the genre.
• The audiences’ relationships with the genre.
• The way the genre attempts to build new audiences.
• The way the genre creates complex narratives and representations in specific examples of the genre.

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Date Published

September 2017


ISSN: 1351-5136

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