Joss Whedon Versus the Corporation
Big Business Critiqued in the Films and Television Programs Screenwriter¸ director¸ producer and comic book author Joss Whedon is best known for his television series and films featuring villainous vampires¸ angry gods and even bloggers who wish to rule the world. Within these works is a prevalent yet commonly overlooked theme-the corporate antagonist. This book examines the effects of this corporate culture on the protagonists of Whedon's most famous works (including Buffy ¸ Roseanne ¸ the Avengers ¸ Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Dollhouse ) to reveal explicit sociopolitical commentaries on corporate control in the real world. Note: This digital edition includes the PDF version of the book.