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Superheroes come to fore at lectureship


April 8, 2017

Alisa Boswell

Guests of honor for the 41st annual Jack Williamson Lectureship Michael Cassutt and Melinda Snodgrass give the history and progression of superheroes during a luncheon Friday in the Eastern New Mexico University Campus Union Building.

PORTALES — The costumed superhero was what science fiction writer Melinda Snodgrass referred to as a "uniquely American creation," just like baseball and jazz.

"I wondered, why was that? Was this an example of the American conception of we're th...

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