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Disguised as Clark Kent : Jews, comics, and the creation of the superhero

Author: Danny Fingeroth
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A large number of the creators of the famous superheroes were of Jewish background, secular, religious, or both. This book explores how the Jewish consciousness of these individuals impacted the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Danny Fingeroth
ISBN: 0826417671 9780826417671
OCLC Number: 72150026
Description: pages cm
Contents: Foreword by celebrity like Joe Kubert; 1. From Moses to Marx; 2. Land of the Gree; 3. Amazing Worlds of Science Fiction; 4. The Birth of Superman; 5. Batman and Beyond; 6. Will Eisner and The Spirit; 7. Doctor of Doom: Dr. Frederic Wertham; 8. The Marvel Revolution; 9. The X-Men; 10. Spider-Man; 11. As a Matter of Fact, I Am Jewish: Jewish Heroes and Villains so Identified; 12. From Page to Screen; 13. The Next Generation; 14. Message and Meaning; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Danny Fingeroth.

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"A very thoughtful, very smart, very readable exploration of its subject.It is an essential book for any serious student of comics history and a darn swell read to boot."-Tony Isabella, Comics Read more...

 
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