Popular Culture Scholarship

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Finding the Mileu of the Spider-Man Music LPs .pdf
From Web-Spinning Heroics: Critical Essays on the History and Meaning of Spider-Man. edited by Robert Moses Peaslee and Robert G. Weiner. Copyright © 2012 Robert Moses Peaslee and Robert G. Weiner; McFarland & Co., Publishers
PDF's are from my submitted files, composed to match the editors' changes. The layout and fonts of the published book are matched as closely as possible.
“Hamlet will return in Thunderball”: Historical Precedents of Riffing .pdf
From In the Peanut Gallery with Mystery Science Theatre 3000: Essays on Film, Fandom, Technology and the Culture of Riffing. edited by Robert G. Weiner and Shelley E. Barba. Copyright © 2011 Robert G. Weiner and Shelley E. Barba; McFarland & Co., Publishers
“He Strikes Like Thun-n-n-nder-r-r-r-BALL-L-L-L-L-L!” The Place of the James Bond Theme Song .pdf
From James Bond in World and Popular Culture: The Films are Not Enough 2nd Ed., Rev. Edited by Robert G. Weiner, B. Lynn Whitfield and Jack Becker. Copyright © 2011 Robert G. Weiner, B. Lynn Whitfield, Jack Becker and contributors; Cambridge Scholars Publishing
The PDF is of the Word file I submitted, which will be different than the published version. The Amazon link above does let you “Look Inside the Book” and search my name for a few pages as published.
“The Invaders and the All-Star Squadron” and “History of the Marvel Zombies and Colonel America Among the Marvel Zombies”.pdf
From Captain America and the Struggle of the Superhero: Critical Essays. Edited by Robert G. Weiner. Copyright © 2009 Robert G. Weiner; McFarland & Co., Publishers
“The Menace of Fans to the Franchise”.pdf
From Finding the Force of the Star Wars Franchise: Fans, Merchandise, & Critics. Edited by Matthew Wilhelm Kapell & John S. Lawrence. Copyright © 2006 Peter Lang Pub Inc.

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