Spider Man And Philosophy

Author: Jonathan J. Sanford
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118215753
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Untangle the complex web of philosophical dilemmas of Spidey and his world—in time for the release of The Amazing Spider-Man movie Since Stan Lee and Marvel introduced Spider-Man in Amazing Fantasy #15 in 1962, everyone’s favorite webslinger has had a long career in comics, graphic novels, cartoons, movies, and even on Broadway. In this book some of history’s most powerful philosophers help us explore the enduring questions and issues surrounding this beloved superhero: Is Peter Parker to blame for the death of his uncle? Does great power really bring great responsibility? Can Spidey champion justice and be with Mary Jane at the same time? Finding your way through this web of inquiry, you’ll discover answers to these and many other thought-provoking questions. Gives you a fresh perspective and insights on Peter Parker and Spider-Man’s story lines and ideas Examines important philosophical issues and questions, such as: What is it to live a good life? Do our particular talents come with obligations? What role should friendship play in life? Is there any meaning to life? Views Spider-Man through the lens of some of history’s most influential thinkers, from Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas, and Immanuel Kant to Nietszche, William James, Ayn Rand, and Alasdair MacIntyre

The Avengers And Philosophy

Author: William Irwin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118074572
Size: 42.36 MB
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"This thought-provoking book will help you understand this band of superheroes better, whether you've followed the Avengers for years or are a Joss Whedon fan just getting to know them. Answers the philosophical questions you've always had about Earth's Mightiest Heroes, including: Can a reformed criminal become a superhero? Can an android love a human? If a hero beats his wife, is he still a hero? Helps you think differently about the members of the superhero team--Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, and the others"--Provided by publisher.

Spider Man 2099 Vol 5

Author: Peter David
Publisher: Marvel Entertainment
ISBN: 130249578X
Size: 25.51 MB
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Collects Spider-Man 2099 (2015) #11-16. Miguel is back in 2099 — but it’s a world he doesn’t recognize. One that’s altogether more…sinister. He wakes to find himself held captive by six villains. But how has his native timeline become so different from the one he left behind? Can Spidey escape his tormentors, find a way back to the past and fix the future? Or will the Sinister Six reign supreme in 2099? Meanwhile, Roberta Mendez, a.k.a. Captain America 2099, returns to her own time in a bid to find her family. But little does she know that the heroes of this era are being hunted in an all-out Civil War 2099! Will this be the end of tomorrow as we know it? Or can Spider-Man and friends find a way to set the timeline right?

Ms Marvel Vol 6

Author: G. Willow Wilson
Publisher: Marvel Entertainment
ISBN: 1302494880
Size: 65.73 MB
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The Next Generation! As civil war brews, Ms. Marvel teams up with Spider-Man and Nova in their biggest challenge yet: a tri-state academic competition. But math isn't the only problem as tremors of war begin to surface. The best, brightest (and most adorable) heroes face off in the road to Marvel's biggest battle. Move over Iron Man, the kids got this. COLLECTING: MS. MARVEL #7-#12.

War Politics And Superheroes

Author: Marc DiPaolo
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786485795
Size: 49.50 MB
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Superhero adventure comics have a long history of commenting upon American public opinion and government policy, and the surge in the popularity of comics since the events of September 11, 2001, ensures their continued relevance. This critical text examines the seventy-year history of comic book superheroes on film and in comic books and their reflections of the politics of their time. Superheroes addressed include Batman, Wonder Woman, Spider-Man, Superman, the Fantastic Four and the X-Men, and topics covered include American wars, conflicts, and public policy. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.

Ms Marvel Vol 6

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Publisher: Marvel
ISBN: 9780785196129
Size: 56.61 MB
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The Next Generation! As civil war brews, Ms. Marvel teams up with Spider-Man and Nova in their biggest challenge yet: a tri-state academic competition. But math isn't the only problem as tremors of war begin to surface. The best, brightest (and most adorable) heroes face off in the road to Marvel's biggest battle. Move over Iron Man, the kids got this. COLLECTING: MS. MARVEL 7-12

Ms Marvel

Author: G. Willow Wilson
Publisher: Books Content Development
ISBN:
Size: 20.21 MB
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The Next Generation! As civil war brews, Ms. Marvel teams up with Spider-Man and Nova in their biggest challenge yet: a tri-state academic competition. But math isn't the only problem as tremors of war begin to surface. The best, brightest (and most adorable) heroes face off in the road to Marvel's biggest battle. Move over Iron Man, the kids got this. COLLECTING: MS. MARVEL #7-#12.

Civil War

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Publisher: Marvel
ISBN: 9780785121787
Size: 42.80 MB
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Contains materials originally published in magazine form as Civil War #1-7, Marvel Spotlight: Civil war, and Civil War script book.

Covenant Of War

Author: Cliff Graham
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310331870
Size: 66.80 MB
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The year is 993 BC. After years of bloody civil war, Eleazar son of Dodai, one of King David’s most elite warriors, wants nothing more than to finally live peacefully in the land. But on the plains near the Great Sea, a terrifying army of Philistines has mobilized to crush the Hebrew tribes once and for all. In the sun-drenched valleys and dark forests of the hill country, Eleazar and his warriors make their stand against Israel’s deadliest enemy. The fate of an entire nation rests on the courage of a small band of heroes known as the Mighty Men. In a land torn by conflict, depleted by drought and threatened by treachery, the horrors and heroism of the ancient battlefields come to life. This ebook download of Covenant of War is the second book in the Lion of War series—the intense, gritty, and stylistic portrayal of the Mighty Men of Israel, a rag-tag band of warriors who came to King David in his most desperate hour and fought with him while he claimed the throne he was destined to fill. Their legendary deeds are recorded in 2 Samuel 23 and 1 Chronicles 11.

Comics Values Annual 2007

Author: Alex Malloy
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 9780896894631
Size: 36.70 MB
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Includes categorical listings of collectible comic books, arranged by type of comic, with issue titles, current prices, dates, and cross-references