New Reference Book: The Encyclopedia of Superheroes on Film and Television

By - Research & Instruction Librarian February 9th, 2010

The Encyclopedia of Superheroes on Film and Television by John Kenneth Muir, McFarland, 2008.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 791.43 M91S

A one-volume guide discussing superheroes from American film and television.  Each article focuses on a particular superhero, their history, creation and appearance in TV and/or film(s).  When applicable, a complete TV episode-by-episode synopsis follows each entry.

Examples include:

  • The Amazing Spider-Man
  • The Ambiguously Gay Duo
  • The Bionic Woman
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Doctor Strange
  • Swamp Thing

Helpful for:  Humanities IV, Art, Gender Studies, Social History, Pop Culture, Superhero Fans

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