Freud and the Superheroes

Original title: Freud et les super-héros

Author: Huard, Anthony

Publication Date:

February 2022

Pages:

320

Original language and publisher

Territories Handled

Worldwide excl. French

Territories Sold

South Korea (Pruncommunication)

Genres

Essay, Popular Culture, Psychology

Freud and the Superheroes

Original title: Freud et les super-héros

Author: Huard, Anthony

Synopsis

By a specialist, psychologist & psychoanalyst
• Rediscover your favorite heroes in a new light!
• Between science and pop-culture, psychoanalysis illustrated thanks to superheroes

What is the Incredible Hulk’s neurosis? What does Batman’s subconscious reveals? Does Daredevil have anxiety? How are the masked identities of our favorite vigilantes constructed?

Superman, Wonder Woman, the X-Men, Spider-Man, the Invisible Woman… All these characters with superpowers that make us fantasize are finally lying on Doctor Freud’s famous couch to explore their flaws and their complexes (and ours!).

Immerse yourself in a colorful re-reading of the founding myths: family, romance, passion, melancholy, guilt and power!