If one does not remember the past, one is doomed to repeat it. Something Hollywood does a lot. But not on Podcapers! Scott is joined by AP2HYC writer The Bard, as they look at superheroes throughout history. From ancient Sumerian tales to the comics code of the 1950’s, they look at the tropes and patterns of characters that we know and love, that may not be as new as we thought.
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Intro to The Bard – 01:10
Antiquity – 02:30
British and American folklore – 23:48
18th and 19th Century – 34:22
Early 20th Century – 49:45
Late 20th Century – 53:45