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Art Spiegelman: golden age superheroes were shaped by the rise of fascism - Monsoon Letters
Created in New York by Jewish immigrants, the first comic book superheroes were mythic saviours who could combat the Nazi threat. They speak to the dark politics of our times Back in the benighted 20th century comic books were seen as subliterate trash for kiddies and intellectually challenged adults – badly written, hastily drawn and … more "Art Spiegelman: golden age superheroes were shaped by the rise of fascism"