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Graphic IndigeneityComics in the Americas and Australasia$
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Frederick Luis Aldama

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781496828019

Published to University Press of Mississippi: January 2021

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781496828019.001.0001

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The Wisdom of the Phantom: The Secret Life of Australia’s Indigenous Superhero

The Wisdom of the Phantom: The Secret Life of Australia’s Indigenous Superhero

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(p.100) The Wisdom of the Phantom: The Secret Life of Australia’s Indigenous Superhero
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Graphic Indigeneity
Author(s):
Kevin Patrick
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496828019.003.0005

Kevin Patrick analyzes how Indigenous readers and audiences are not passive consumers of non-Indigenous mainstream comic book superheroes. As such he analyzes how superhero, The Phantom, has been actively metabolized and transformed by Indigenous communities throughout Australasia, Papua New Guinea.

Keywords:   Indigenous readers, The Phantom, Australasia, Papua New Guinea, Superheroes

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