A Brief Guide to Superheroes (Paperback)

By Brian J. Robb

Running Press Adult, 9780762452316, 288pp.

Publication Date: July 15, 2014

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From the beginning superheroes represented the hopes and fears of the time. In this detailed history, Brian Robb takes the reader through the diverse history of superheroes, from the first creations—Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman—to the DC and Marvel feud and the darker versions of the 1980s, ending with their rebirth at the movies.

About the Author

Brian J. Robb is a writer and biographer whose previous books include the bestselling biography of Leonardo DiCaprio,Screams and Nightmares, the definitive book on horror director Wes Craven, and a series of acclaimed film biographies.He lives in London, England.