Introduction: Notes Toward a Super Fiction

  • David HymanEmail author
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Comics and Graphic Novels book series (PSCGN)


This chapter introduces revision as a paradoxical practice that both alters and preserves prior versions of texts. This paradox becomes the basis for exploring revision in two different but related contexts: as strategy for generating new narrative material featuring the familiar icons and tropes of the superhero genre; and as the process by which teachers guide student writers to amend, cut, rearrange, and reshape their own words as they work towards completion of a text.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EnglishLehman College, CUNYBronxUSA

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