Superman Is Jewish?: How Comic Book Superheroes Came to Serve Truth, Justice, and the Jewish-America

Jun 28th, 2015
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Many of us know that the superheroes at the heart of the American comic book industry were created by Jews. But we’d be surprised to learn how much these beloved characters were shaped by the cultural and religious traditions of their makers. Superman Is Jewish? follows the “people of the book” as they become the people of the comic book. Harry Brod reveals the links between Jews and superheroes in a penetrating investigation of iconic comic book figures.

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Superman Is Jewish?: How Comic Book Superheroes Came to Serve Truth, Justice, and the Jewish-American WaybyHarry BrodAbout the bookMany of us know that thesuperheroes at the heart of the American comic book industry were created by Jews. But wed be surprised to learn how much these beloved characters were shaped by the cultural and religious traditions of their makers.Superman Is Jewish?follows the people of the book as they become the people of the comic book. Harry Brod reveals the links between Jews and superheroes in a penetrating investigation of iconic comic book f

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