Dryden, Jane, and Mark D. White, eds. Green Lantern and Philosophy: No Evil Shall Escape This Book. PN6728 G74 G739 2011.
Durand, Kevin K., and Mary K. Leigh, eds. Riddle Me This, Batman! Essays on the Universe of the Dark Knight. PN6728 B363 R53 2011.
Dyer, Ben, ed. Supervillains and Philosophy: Sometimes, Evil Is Its Own Reward. PN6712 S87 2009.
Greene, Richard, and Rachel Robison-Greene, eds. Peanuts and Philosophy: You're a Wise Man, Charlie Brown! PN6728 P4 P436 2017.
Heit, Jamey. Imagination and Meaning in Calvin and Hobbes. PN6728 C34 H45 2012.
McLaughlin, Jeff. Comics as Philosophy. PN6712 C58 2005.
Michaud, Nicolas, ed. Batman, Superman, and Philosophy: Badass or Boyscout? PN1995.9 S76 B38 2016. Also available electronically HERE.
Morris, Tom, and Matt Morris, eds. Superheroes and Philosophy: Truth, Justice, and the Socratic Way. PN6712 S86 2005.
Sanford, Jonathan J., ed. Spider-Man and Philosphy: The Web of Inquiry. PN6728 S6 S65 2012.
Shook, John R., and Liz Stillwaggon Swan, eds. Transformers and Philososphy: More Than Meets the Mind. 2009.
Steiff, Josef, and Adam Barkman, eds. Manga and Philosophy: Fullmetal Metaphysician. PN6790 J3 M36 2010.
White, Mark D., ed. Superman and Philosophy: What Would the Man of Steel Do? PN6728 S9 S866 2013.
White, Mark D., ed. Watchmen and Philosophy: A Rorschach Test. 2009.
White, Mark D., and Robert Arp, eds. Batman and Philosophy: The Dark Knight of the Soul. PN6728 B36 B376 2008.
Yuen, Wayne, ed. The Ultimate Waling Dead and Philosophy: Hungry for More. PN6727 K586 U475 2016.
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Riddle Me This, Batman!: Essays on the Universe of the Dark Knight4.14 · Rating details · 7 Ratings · 1 Review
From his first comic-book appearance in 1939 through his many incarnations on the big screen, the archetypal superhero known as The Batman has never been far from the American consciousness. The character shaped the way we read comics and graphic novels, view motion pictures, and analyze the motifs of the Hero, the Anti-Hero and the Villain. He has also captured the scholaFrom his first comic-book appearance in 1939 through his many incarnations on the big screen, the archetypal superhero known as The Batman has never been far from the American consciousness. The character shaped the way we read comics and graphic novels, view motion pictures, and analyze the motifs of the Hero, the Anti-Hero and the Villain. He has also captured the scholarly imagination, telling us much about our society and ourselves. These essays examine how Batman is both the canvas on which our cultural identity is painted, and the Eternal Other that informs our own journeys of understanding. Questions relating to a wide range of disciplines--philosophy, literature, psychology, pop culture, and more--are thoroughly and entertainingly explored, in a manner that will appeal both to scholars and to fans of the Caped Crusader alike....more
Paperback, 222 pages
Published September 12th 2011 by McFarland & Company (first published January 1st 2011)