Texas Tech University

Marvel Comics into Film


Book Description:

Marvel Comics into Film: Essays on Adaptions Since the 1940s (McFarland, 2016) edited by Robert Peaslee is collection of new essays which explore the historical, textual and cultural context of the larger cinematic Marvel universe Marvel Studios' approach to its Cinematic Universe—beginning with the release of Iron Man (2008)—has become the template for successful management of blockbuster film properties. Yet films featuring Marvel characters can be traced back to the 1940s, when the Captain America serial first appeared on the screen. e.

Rob Peaslee



Robert Moses Peaslee is an associate professor and chair of Journalism and Electronic Media at the College of Media and Communication at Texas Tech University. His work has been published in several journals and he is co-editor of two previous essay collections on comics.

Marvel Comics into Film was co-edited with Robert G. Weiner and Matthew J. McEniry.