W&L's Gavaler on Superheroes and War in Roanoke Times
Chris Gavaler, visiting assistant professor of English, writes about the surge of superhero movies since 9/11 in an op-ed titled “Downsizing the super war on war” in the Roanoke Times on June 3, 2013. The terrorist attacks, he writes, are a “transformative accident” that doubled the superhero’s powers.
Gavaler teaches a Spring Term course on the literature of superheroes and writes a blog, “The Patron Saint of Superheroes.”
Read his Ronaoke Times piece at http://myw.lu/19FGU7e.