By Scott Jeffery

This publication examines the recommendations of Post/Humanism and Transhumanism as depicted in superhero comics. contemporary many years have noticeable mainstream audiences embody the comedian e-book Superhuman. in the meantime there was expanding predicament surrounding human enhancement applied sciences, with the techno-scientific circulation of Transhumanism arguing that it's time people took energetic regulate in their evolution.  using Deleuze and Guattari’s thought of the rhizome as a non-hierarchical approach of data to conceptualize the superhero narrative by way of its political, social and aesthetic relatives to the historical past of human technological enhancement, this publication attracts upon a various diversity of texts to discover the way the posthuman has been represented in superhero comics, whereas concurrently highlighting its shared ancient improvement with Post/Humanist serious conception and the fabric techno-scientific practices of Transhumanism.

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