An engaging look at the philosophical underpinnings of Earth'sMightiest Heroes
Avengers assemble! Tackling intriguing dilemmas and issues thatno single great philosopher can withstand, this powerful bookenlists the brainpower of an A-list team of history's mostprominent thinkers to explore the themes behind the action ofMarvel Comics' all-star superhero team.
* Arms you with new insights into the characters and themes ofThe Avengers
* Deepens your appreciation both of The Avengers comicsand the Joss Whedon movie adaptation
* Answers the philosophical questions you've always had aboutEarth's Mightiest Heroes, including: Can a reformed criminal becomea superhero? Can an android love a human? If a hero beats his wife,is he still a hero?
* Helps you think differently about the members of the superheroteam--Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, and the others
This thought-provoking book will help you understand this bandof superheroes better, whether you've followed the Avengers foryears or are a Joss Whedon fan just getting to know them.