Virginia Insight
4:37 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Super Heroes

Who’s your favorite super hero? What do you think that says about you?

Chris Gavaler has been studying comic book characters for years... both as a scholar and as a fan.

His findings show that our choice in super heroes can reveal a lot about each of us as individuals, and about our society as a whole.

Chris Gavaler, M.F.A. - Creator of  the  Patron Saint of Super Heroes blog.   Author of the novels  School for Tricksters [Southern Methodist University Press]  and Pretend I'm Not Here [HarperCollins].  Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Washington and Lee University.

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