4 edition of The 21st century superhero found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Other titles||Twenty-first century superhero|
|Statement||edited by Richard J. Gray II and Betty Kaklamanidou|
|LC Classifications||PN1995.9.S76 A88 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2011017365|
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