Batman (TV Milestones Series) by Matt Yockey

Batman (TV Milestones Series) by Matt Yockey
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Overview: ABC’s action-comedy series Batman (1966-68) famously offered a dual address in its wildly popular portayal of a comic book hero in a live action format. Children uncritically accepted the show’s plots and characters, who were guided by lofty ideals and social values, while adults reacted to the clear parody of the values on display. In Batman, author Matt Yockey argues that the series served as a safe space for viewers to engage with changing attitudes about consumerism, politics, the Vietnam war, celebrity, race, and gender during a period when social meaning was increasingly contested in America.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General Entertainment, Television, History & Criticism

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