This Week on Dispatches: Greg Aaron on the American Revolution’s Influence on Superheroes


July 19, 2020
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On this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews cybersecurity expert and former trade book editor Greg Aaron on the influence of the American Revolution on the development of some of the most iconic Superheroes and the promotion of the ideals of America in the face of intolerance and fascism.

Uncle Sam tangles with a Nazi. National Comics #10 (Quality Comics: on sale February 1941). Art by Lou Fine.

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