The American Villain: Encyclopedia of Bad Guys in Comics, Film, and Television 2020005076, 2020005077, 9781440869877, 9781440869884

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The American Villain: Encyclopedia of Bad Guys in Comics, Film, and Television
 2020005076, 2020005077, 9781440869877, 9781440869884

Table of contents :
Cover
Title Page
Copyright
Contents
Preface
Chronology of Milestone Events
Introduction
Thematic Essays
“In the Beginning . . .”: The Origins of Villains in the Western World
“Nazis, Communists, and Terrorists . . . Oh My!”: The Rise of the Supervillain and the Evolution of the Modern American Villain
The Dark Mirror: Evil Twins, The Twilight Zone, and the Villain Within
Tarantino and the Antivillain
The Pathos of Villainy: Getting to the Heart of Why Villains Went Bad
A–Z Entries
Agent Smith
Alexis Carrington-Colby-Dexter
Alpha/The Whisperers
Angelique Bouchard-Collins
Angelus
Archie Bunker
Asajj Ventress
Bellatrix Lestrange
Bill/Snake Charmer
Billy the Kid
Boba Fett
Borg Queen/Borg
Brainiac
Captain Hector Barbossa
Captain Phasma/Stormtroopers
Catwoman
Cersei Lannister
COBRA
The Comedian
The Corleone Family
The Court of Owls
CSM/The Cigarette Smoking Man
Cybermen
Dark Willow
Davros/Daleks
Doctor Doom
Doomsday
Dracula
Dr. Frank-N-Furter
Ebenezer Scrooge
Elle Driver/California Mountain Snake
Ernst Stavro Blofeld/SPECTRE
Faith the Vampire Slayer
Fiona Goode/The Supreme
Fish Mooney
Frank Burns
Frankenstein’s Monster
Freddy Krueger
General Custer
Geronimo
Goldfinger
Gollum
The Governor
Grand Nagus/Ferengi
Green Goblin
Grindelwald
Gus Fring
Hannibal Lecter
Harley Quinn
Heisenberg/Walter White
Imperial Officers
Jabba the Hutt
Jafar
Jason Voorhees
Joker
J. R. Ewing
Kahless/Klingons
Killmonger
La Llorona
Leatherface
Lex Luthor
Loki
Lucifer/Satan
Magneto
Maleficent
Marsellus Wallace
Martin Brenner
The Master/Missy
Michael Myers
Morgan le Fay
Negan/The Saviors
Norman Bates
Number Six/Cylons
Nurse Ratched
O-Ren Ishii/Cottonmouth
Ozymandias
Pancho Villa
Penguin
Poison Ivy
Professor Moriarty
Q
Ra’s al Ghul
Red Skull
Reverend Stryker/The Purifiers
Sauron/Saruman
Scarecrow
Sherry Palmer
Sith Lords
Spike and Drusilla
Sue Sylvester
Thanos
Tia Dalma/Calypso
Tony Montana
Tony Soprano
Two-Face
Ultron
Ursula
Voldemort
Wicked Witch of the West
Zod
Glossary
Bibliography
About the Editor and Contributors
Index

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