Reading list: Yelling About Superheroes episode 2, “Heroes in the Headlines”


Hello again!  Episode 2‘s reading/watching list will be much more theory-heavy, because part of me is still emotionally stuck in grad school or whatever, but here goes:

McCombs, Maxwell E., and Donald L. Shaw. “The Agenda-Setting Function of Mass Media.” The Public Opinion Quarterly 36.2 (1972): 176-187.

Althusser, Louis. “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses.” La Pensée, 1970. Web. <;.

Bainbridge, Jason. “The Call to Do Justice: Superheroes, Sovereigns, and the State
During Wartime.” International Journal for the Semiotics of Law 28 (2015): 745-

Hanley, Tim. Investigating Lois Lane: The Turbulent History of the Daily Planet’s Ace Reporter.

Busiek, Kurt. Marvels (1994), issues #1-4, and Marvels: Eye of the Camera (2008), issues #1-6.

Jenkins, Paul. Civil War: Front Line (2006-2007), issues #1-11.

Iron Man (2008).

Iron Man 3 (2013).

Black Panther (2018).

Luke Cage (2016), S1E6 “Suckas Need Bodyguards.”

Daredevil (2015-2016), S1E6 “Condemned,” S1E8 “Shadows in the Glass,” and S2E7 “Semper Fidelis.”

Jessica Jones (2015), S1E3 “AKA It’s Called Whiskey.”


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