Join the Smithsonian and comic book industry legend Stan Lee in this self-paced course to explore the history of the comic book and the rise of superheroes.
The ancient gods of Egyptian, Greek and Roman myths still exist, but today, they have superpowers, human foibles and secret identities. They come from comic books and graphic novels, and have taken over pop culture on the stage, screen, video games, and animation.
From Superman® and Spider-Man® to The Avengers® and The Hulk®, who are these heroes? And how have they evolved from folklore and myth across all cultures and religions?
Learning Circle programs are lightly-facilitated study groups for learners who want to take online courses together in person. This Learning Circle meets weekly for 6 weeks. Classes are free, but registration is required. Visit Peer 2 Peer Learning Circles to register.