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Author Brod, Harry, 1951-
Title Superman is Jewish? : how comic book superheroes came to serve truth, justice, and the Jewish-American way / Harry Brod.
Published New York : Free Press, 2012.
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Edition 1st Free Press hardcover edition.
Description xxviii, 208 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Superman as supermentsh: how the ultimate alien became the iconic all-American -- Flights of Jewish imagination: from the old country to tales of a better tomorrow -- The comic in comics: MAD in the original Yiddish -- War and peace: the rise and fall of the superheroes in and after World War II -- It's a Jewish thing: not-so-secret identities in the Marvel Bullpen -- The spirit of Will Eisner: the pen is mightier than the words -- A Jew at war: the art of Joe Kubert -- Of mice and supermen: Art Spiegelman's Maus -- From the new world back to the old: Jewish comics abroad -- The amazing adventures of Michael Chabon: Kavalier and Clay.
Subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States -- History and criticism.
Jewish cartoonists.
Jews -- United States -- Intellectual life.
ISBN 9781416595304
9781416598459 (ebook)
1416598456 (ebook)
OCLC number 779266249