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Siegel and Shuster's Funnyman : the first Jewish superhero, from the creators of Superman

Author: Tom Andrae; Mel Gordon; Jerry Siegel; Joe Shuster
Publisher: Port Townsend, WA : Feral House, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Here is a kaleidoscopic analysis of Jewish humor as seen through Funnyman, a little-known super-heroic invention by the creators of Superman. Included are complete comic-book stories and daily and Sunday newspaper panels from Jerry Siegel and Joe Shusters creative fiasco"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jerry Siegel; Joe Shuster; Joe Shuster; Jerry Siegel
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Andrae; Mel Gordon; Jerry Siegel; Joe Shuster
ISBN: 9781932595789 1932595783
OCLC Number: 456178398
Notes: "Inside find reproductions from Funnyman's rare comic books, Sunday funnies, and daily strips"--Back cover.
Description: x, 183 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Flying is easy, comedy is hard / Danny Fingeroth --
The farblondjet superhero and his cultural origins / Mel Gordon --
The Jewish superhero / Thomas Andrae --
Funnyman, Jewish masculinity, and the decline of the superhero / Thomas Andrae.
Other Titles: Funnyman
Responsibility: by Thomas Andrae and Mel Gordon ; preface by Danny Fingeroth.
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"Here is a kaleidoscopic analysis of Jewish humor as seen through Funnyman, a little-known super-heroic invention by the creators of Superman. Included are complete comic-book stories and daily and Sunday newspaper panels from Jerry Siegel and Joe Shusters creative fiasco"--Provided by publisher.

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