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In Indonesia, Gundala is the People’s Hero …

28 Jul

By Ed Sum
(The Vintage Tempest)

Available July 28, 2020
on iTunes, digital, Blu-ray and DVD

In this country, comic book readers love Gundala, a hero with a mythical past and the smarts to thwart his best foes. The comic book Gundala Putra Petir debuted in 1969 and it took nearly 50 years for him to make his cinematic appearance. His equal in America is DC’s Batman and Marvel Entertainment’s Thor.

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