By Scott Jeffery

ISBN-10: 113757822X

ISBN-13: 9781137578228

This booklet examines the thoughts of Post/Humanism and Transhumanism as depicted in superhero comics. contemporary many years have visible mainstream audiences include the comedian publication Superhuman. in the meantime there was expanding challenge surrounding human enhancement applied sciences, with the techno-scientific flow of Transhumanism arguing that it's time people took lively keep an eye on in their evolution.  applying Deleuze and Guattari’s idea of the rhizome as a non-hierarchical approach of information to conceptualize the superhero narrative when it comes to its political, social and aesthetic family to the historical past of human technological enhancement, this booklet attracts upon a various variety of texts to discover the best way the posthuman has been represented in superhero comics, whereas at the same time highlighting its shared old improvement with Post/Humanist serious conception and the cloth techno-scientific practices of Transhumanism.

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