[PW] Update on Superhero question

Luke Owens lilongjr at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 10:10:27 PDT 2015


There was a novel by one of the Superman writers that discussed this
subject. Unfortunately, I don't remember the name of the book; the author
was Elliot S! Maggin or something like that. The title includes the phrase
"Thirsty Thursday".

Luke

On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 12:43 PM, Robert <robert.verde at gmail.com> wrote:

> There are multiple sites that discuss the impact superheroes have had on
> the public, but I'm not precisely sure what the goal is for the assignment.
>
>
> https://nerdshavenothingbettertodo.wordpress.com/2012/04/23/pop-culture-propaganda-captain-american-history-101/
>
> There are also a number of sites that focus on the people behind the
> superheroes, the artists and writers who created these pop culture icons.
> I'm a big fan of Jack Kirby, for example, and there have been multiple
> legal wranglings between his estate and Stan Lee over the rights to works
> such as the Fantastic Four.
>
> Recently there was an announcement that Bill Finger would get credit for
> being one of the creators of Batman, largely due to the efforts of one
> journalist; Marc Nobleman.
>
> http://noblemania.blogspot.com/
>
>
>
> On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 2:27 PM, Lois Aleta Fundis <
> fundisl at weirton.lib.wv.us
> > wrote:
>
> > Just a thought: Might "superhero" without the plural bring up more
> items?​
> > (Even without naming a particular superhero?)
> >
> > Lois (who has for fairly obvious reasons, always been fond of Superman)
> :-)
> >
> > On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 2:19 PM, Debbie Hills <
> debbie.hills at columbuscsd.org
> > >
> > wrote:
> >
> > > I wonder if she is misunderstanding the assignment.
> > > I've looked myself and I honestly am not finding websites that deal
> with
> > > "the affect of superheroes on society" or anything close to that.
> > > She said they are supposed to bookmark sites, but I wonder if they are
> > > just supposed to bookmark article sites...
> > >
> > > ________________________________________
> > > From: Project-Wombat <project-wombat-bounces at lists.project-wombat.org>
> > on
> > > behalf of Dan Robinson <danrobinson78 at gmail.com>
> > > Sent: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 12:00 PM
> > > To: list at project-wombat.org
> > > Subject: Re: [PW] Update on Superhero question
> > >
> > > I was thinking of the individual pdfs in Google Scholar. The links are
> > > to the right in the display.
> > >
> > > dan
> > >
> > >
> > > On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 12:52 PM, Debbie Hills
> > > <debbie.hills at columbuscsd.org> wrote:
> > > > I did think of that... unfortunately many of the Journals require a
> > > payment for viewing.
> > > >
> > > > ________________________________________
> > > > From: Project-Wombat <
> project-wombat-bounces at lists.project-wombat.org>
> > > on behalf of Dan Robinson <danrobinson78 at gmail.com>
> > > > Sent: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 11:23 AM
> > > > To: list at project-wombat.org
> > > > Subject: Re: [PW] Update on Superhero question
> > > >
> > > > Another approach is to mine the journal articles for websites.  Go
> > > > back to the Google Scholar search and retrieve the pdfs.  Find linked
> > > > websites and examine them for relevance. After all, if the authors
> > > > referenced them, there should be value there.
> > > >
> > > > dan
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 11:16 AM, Debbie Hills
> > > > <debbie.hills at columbuscsd.org> wrote:
> > > >> She did...
> > > >> But I'll have her try it again...
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >> ________________________________________
> > > >> From: Project-Wombat <
> project-wombat-bounces at lists.project-wombat.org
> > >
> > > on behalf of Dan Robinson <danrobinson78 at gmail.com>
> > > >> Sent: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 10:03 AM
> > > >> To: list at project-wombat.org
> > > >> Subject: Re: [PW] Update on Superhero question
> > > >>
> > > >> Add the word  'websites' to the search.
> > > >>
> > > >> dan
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >> On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 10:18 AM, Debbie Hills
> > > >> <debbie.hills at columbuscsd.org> wrote:
> > > >>> Lots of Journal articles... not list of possible websites.
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
> > > >>> ________________________________________
> > > >>> From: Project-Wombat <
> > project-wombat-bounces at lists.project-wombat.org>
> > > on behalf of Dan Robinson <danrobinson78 at gmail.com>
> > > >>> Sent: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 8:57 AM
> > > >>> To: list at project-wombat.org
> > > >>> Subject: Re: [PW] Update on Superhero question
> > > >>>
> > > >>> See my answer to your first post, and have the student use that for
> > > >>> Google or Bing.
> > > >>>
> > > >>> dan
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
> > > >>> On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 9:34 AM, Debbie Hills
> > > >>> <debbie.hills at columbuscsd.org> wrote:
> > > >>>> NOT articles... websites to be bookmarked.  Sorry.
> > > >>>>
> > > >>
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