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a protagonist who lacks the characteristics that would make him a hero (or her a heroine)

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Rebecca Stewart's introduction to this volume begins with a too brief but useful description of the characteristics of the antihero.
Gabriel, 44, who has been attending Comic-Con since 1987, smiled as he watched antiHERO Chapter IV on his Google Nexus 7 (8GB).
Fields' huckster character also has ties to "the revolt from the village" movement, but it is hard not to be most drawn to his antihero figure because the poignant implications inherent to this small town (village) victim are more universal.
The album also features exclusive tracks from King Adora, Chris T-T, We Can Build You, Impact, Cosy Cosy, The Dawn Parade, The Exiles, Antihero, Kinesis, Corporation: Blend, and Miss Black America vs.
Subsequent chapters treat the slide into modernism ("Jesus Pale and Shrunken"), postmodernism's antihero, the politicized Jesus of Africa, the archetypal Christ in Arabic poetry, the absent Jesus, and Jesus in the hands of the playful poet.
But to call Felicite an antihero just does not quite seem right.
In the eighteenth century, the trickster magician would become the antihero of a new popular genre, the comedia de magla.
It is a complex and compassionate account of the life and death of a young antihero named Clyde GRIFFITHS .
com as "a down-and-dirty actioner that follows a rugged antihero trying to outrun death by keeping his adrenaline flowing.
Eventually, he was turned into an antihero in 1997 when he headlined his first self-titled comic book.
com)-- The first of three epic, action/adventure feature films and graphic novels, antiHERO I, is being released at Comic-Con 2012 in two specially designed preVision eBooks on YouTube.
Gordon Brown has shown an unexpectedly romantic side by comparing himself to Wuthering Heights antihero, Heathcliff.
the fearsome antihero, who is Beowulf's physical and symbolic nemesis.
An antihero is someone who lives outside of the law, and, I guess, traditionally he does some noble act in the end to bring redemption.
Behind Furnas's ever more disintegrating antihero, exploding yellow-white halos pepper oceanic blue skies; at his feet, waves whip the blood, sand, and water into a queasy spray of rose-blue foam.