Basic Research

Section I: Who are they?

What is their alter-ego or secret identity and what do they do?

What is the basic identity of your superhero/supervillain? Describe them.

Who is the superhero/supervillain associated with? Nemesis or Team related.

What is the purpose or drive of the superhero/supervillain?

Section II: What are they?

What does your superhero/supervillain do?

What are the superhero/supervillain’s powers?

What is the characters target audience or audience he most appeals to?page1image2667230976page1image2667231264

Section III: When are they?

Who created the superhero/supervillain?

When and where was the superhero/supervillain created?

Where did the superhero/supervillain first appear (comic book, movie, etc.)?

Section IV: Where are they?

Where does superhero/supervillain belong today in our pop culture?

What is the superhero/supervillain’s influence?

What other mediums, besides comics, has the superhero/supervillain appeared in?



BA in History from Northwestern State, MA in English from Northwestern State, and PhD in Rhetoric from Texas Woman's University. Big into comic books and visual rhetoric. Assistant Professor of English at Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC.

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