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Objects of Power: The Secret Life of Action Figures & Other Hunks of Plastic

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ISBN 978-0-557-50388-9
Copyright Jesse DeStasio
Edition First Edition
Published June 4, 2010
Language English
Pages 121

Binding Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink Full color
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Dimensions (inches) 6.0 wide × 9.0 tall

Is that just an inanimate piece of plastic shaped like a super hero...or something much more? This book is a visual essay taking action figures off the store shelves and putting them into a bigger context. Each image evokes a personality from the seemingly mundane items, giving the viewer a narrative. I swear I do not do drugs.

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