Directed by James Mangold

Logan Has A Lot In Common With Westerns

The lone gunmen and the outlaw are common archetypes dominating classic and neo-Western films. However, there is one film whose protagonist embodies these archetypes within the Marvel superhero genre: James Mangold’s 2017 Logan. Shane Bertram examines the archetypal characteristics Logan’s protagonist shares with other Western characters.

Shane Bertram

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Character Archetypes

Classic Westerns


James Mangold