Freedom vs. security: that is the dilemma explored in our latest entry in the pop psychology series - and two iconic superheroes come to completely opposite conclusions. This provocative collection of 11 essays, edited by acclaimed pop-culture writer Travis Langley and with a foreword by the legendary Stan Lee, examines the complex psychological and political choices made by Captain America and Iron Man in the wake of a civil war. Why do they see things so differently? What are their motivations? Who is right? 'Captain America vs. Iron Man: Freedom, Security, Psychology' analyzes the polar sides of this debate - national security vs. individual freedoms - exploring how trauma shaped these heroic characters, what it takes to become a superhero and what role gender plays in one's ability to resolve conflicts, along with questions of morality, leadership and teamwork. Fans will find thought-provoking psychological material to discuss for hours.