Fictionalising fact: how a folk legend was re-imagined into a pop culture icon

With Dr Ian White Is the vigilante Robin Hood a superhero? What about demigods and mythological icons such as Hercules, Måui, and Artemis? Superheroes are notoriously hard to define, making it difficult to identify when the pop culture icon first came into existence. We encourage papers that identify early examples of the superhero archetype and […]