Supes Ain’t Always Heroes By Lynn S. Zubernis
- Narrated by: Joe Hempel
- Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
- Release date: 12-05-23
Supes Ain’t Always Heroes By Lynn S. Zubernis AudioBook summary
Go deeper inside the hit TV show The Boys and its characters with psychologists, media experts, filmmakers, and more—including the original comic series’ cocreator and the actors behind Soldier Boy and Stormfront.
Supes Ain’t Always Heroes offers a fresh look at The Boys, delving into the show’s unflinching depiction of celebrity, politics, social media, corporate greed, racism, sexism, and more:
– The true difference between Homelander and Billy Butcher-and who the show’s biggest villain really is
– What Soldier Boy’s characterization says about how we define masculinity
– How today’s media landscape has contributed to The Boys’ success
– What the evolutions of Hughie, Starlight, A-Train, Mother’s Milk, and other show standouts reflect about addiction, family, identity, and self-acceptance
PLUS: Exclusive interviews with The Boys comics cocreator Darick Robertson and actors Jensen Ackles, Jim Beaver, Aya Cash, and Nathan Mitchell provide a unique glimpse behind the scenes. Comments from editor interviews with more of the show’s stars give further insight into their experiences in bringing these complex characters to life.