The figure of the comic book hero Batman has been repeatedly associated to Gothic imagery and themes in many of its incarnations.
Folktales and myths of the past are to be found in comic books, where the folklorist must dwell if he wishes to avoid becoming antiquated.
Comic books brought problematic cultural worth, and it was never more apparent than in the 1970s comic book industry in the United Kingdom.
Spawn symbolizes and reflects the putrefying process of a sociocultural body and represents an effort to give birth to a new system of beliefs and values.
Batman has become a fixture in the popular consciousness of the United States of America since his first publication in ‘Detective Comics’ #27 in 1939.
The overall tone throughout the Hellboy series is one of impending doom, nevertheless, Hellboy is told that he is destined to bring about Armageddon.