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Edwardson, Ryan: "The Many Lives of Captain Canuck. Nationalism, Culture, and the Creation of a Canadian Comic Book Superhero." In: Journal of Popular Culture 37.2 (2003), S. 184–201.
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Keywords: "Captain Canuck", Identität, Kanada, Nationalismus, Superheld
Collection: Journal of Popular Culture
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Captain Canuck, introduced in 1975, has become a national icon in Canada. The kind, polite, and moral Captain Canuck embodies the ideal Canadian. As a national comic book hero, Captain Canuck perpetuates essential elements of national identity, which are reinforced into the minds of the young readers.