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    Arrow Vs Flash

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    Holding Out for a Hero Whether it’s six year old kids playing with superman action figures, or college students going to see the latest Batman movie, it's evident that in this day and age, everyone loves a good hero. In an unpredictable world where so many people often feel powerless, companies such as Marvel and DC comics provide a much needed escape from reality through the use of extraordinary fictional characters, such as the Green Arrow and the Flash. These two DC characters differ greatly from each other, and in their own way they each represent opposite sides of the superhuman realm. The Flash (A.K.A Barry Allen) represents a more familiar part of what has become defined as a hero. Born a normal boy, Barry Allen grew up with an unbelievably compassionate personality and became a forensic scientist with the hope of freeing his father from prison after he was framed for killing Barry’s mom. When a failed scientific experiment resulted in Barry getting struck by supernatural lightning, he was transformed into a kind-hearted vigilante who has the ability to run at the speed of light. On the opposite end of the hero spectrum, the green arrow (A.K.A Oliver Queen) grew up as a spoiled billionaire playboy who was constantly bailed out of jail by high priced lawyers. When a boating accident stranded him on a chinese prison island and killed his father, Oliver spent five years fighting for survival until he returned home hell bent on revenge and saving his city. For…

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    DC Comics History

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    DC Comics, Inc. is an American comic book publisher. It is the publishing unit of DC Entertainment,[2] a company of Warner Bros. Entertainment, which itself is owned by Time Warner. DC Comics is one of the largest and most successful companies operating in American comic books, and produces material featuring numerous well-known heroic characters, including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Flash, Martian Manhunter, Aquaman, Shazam, Hawkman and Green Arrow. The fictional DC universe…

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    Fight Club Research Paper

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    Along with patriotic heroes in the 1940 's, the very first superhero team was established known as the Justice League of America. It consisted of The Flash, The Green Lantern, The Spectre, The Hawkman, Dr. Fate, The Hour-man, The Sandman, Atom, and Johnny Thunder. The following characters were successful in their own titles, but readers became giddy with excitement when DC introduced them all together. Because of the success of JLA, the authors of these stories would use the JLA to introduce new…

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    Marvel Comics Stereotypes

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    despised because of their weakness. The obvious remedy is to create a feminine character with all the strength of Superman plus all the allure of a good and beautiful woman” (Wikipedia Contributors). Marston had Wonder Woman in unconventional roles for women, such as the president of the United States as well as an Incan Sun God (Wikipedia Contributors). Despite these portrayals, Wonder Woman often said that “power without self-control tears a girl to pieces” (Wikipedia Contributors). The…

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    Superhero In The 1940s

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    Right before World War II, where Europe was at war and America was still separated with whether to get involved.Comic books, in any case, were much ready to take positions on the war abroad (maybe having something to do with the way that the greater part of the distributors still had familial binds to Europe, also the way that a decent arrangement of the people working in funnies were Jewish), which drove specifically to the multiplication of the "patriotic hero." The Shield, in the pages of…

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    Patrick O’Connor has been doing everything he can to keep the superhero therapy method alive starting with his sessions. He found that talking about heroes not only got the children talking about hard subjects but it had them excited for their next session. When he first started in 2010, he was only using Batman and Robin as an example for the foster care children he was helping but he has slowly branched out to incorporate the other heroes such as: Spiderman, Steel and Hawkman. With every comic…

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