Holy Superheroes Paperback
Exploring the Sacred in Comics, Graphic Novels and Films
by Greg Garrett;
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explores the sacred in comic books, graphic novels and the films they inspire including Spider-man, the Fantastic Four and X-Men
helps readers see the hidden depths of this glossy, fast-paced and often violent world
includes an appendix with descriptions of 25 comics and graphic novels Garrett recommends for discussion of spirituality and comics
Holy Superheroes by Greg Garrett was published by Westminster John Knox in January 2008 and is our 42554th best seller. The ISBN for Holy Superheroes is 9780664231910.
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Holy SuperheroesMary Bartholomew, via The Good Book Stall
I had the privilege of a telephone conversation with Greg Garrett when he was in the UK for the launch of this title over here. He talked about the number of people who had asked him when he was going to do a follow up to his previous book – such is the interest in Comic characters particularly in the USA. Though not a fan myself, I would be hard pushed not to recognise such figures as Superman, Spiderman, Batman etc, after all, I have three Grandsons! Reading this book was enjoyable and informative. Greg Garrett draws out the spirituality within these stories and discusses at length the morality of the characters and the thinking behind their production; their wide appeal is obvious, Superman in particular seems almost Christlike in his thinking and acting.
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Details for Holy Superheroes
|Author / Artist||Greg Garrett|
|Publisher||Westminster John Knox (January 2008)|
|Edition||Revised and expanded ed|
|Number of Pages||280|
|Page last updated||5th August 2016|