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In trying to understand the extremes of hero and villain we are made more aware of our own ethical standards and given a space in which to explore contemporary concerns over notions of right and wrong, good and bad.

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Alsford’s style and insight into heroes, villains, and life are priceless. Mike Alsford introduces us to a range of heroic and villainous archetypes on a journey through film, television, comic books, and literature.

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