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By Larrie Dudenhoeffer

ISBN-10: 3319579215

ISBN-13: 9783319579214

This booklet addresses what a superhero physique can do by means of constructing numerous “x-rays” of the superbody’s sensoria, anatomic buildings, inner platforms, mobile organisations, and orthotic, chemical, or technological improvements. in brief, those x-rays supply what we would describe as a metamorpho-physiological method of the superheroes in characteristic movies, theatrical caricature shorts, and Netflix tv sequence. This process examines the ways that the “substance” of superheroes, inclusive of their mask, costumes, chevrons, guns, and auras, extends into the diegetic setting of the movie, transgressing it, remodeling it, and corporealizing it, making it emblematic of the form, dimensions, contours, and organismic workings of 1 or extra of our significant organs, contributors, orifices, fluids, or mobilephone clusters. hence the superhero movie, as this examine claims, works to make us extra conscious of the mutability, adaptability, modifiability, and digital services of our personal flesh.

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