Newburyport Public Library

Superman is Jewish?, how comic book superheroes came to serve truth, justice, and the Jewish-American way, Harry Brod

Table Of 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
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
xxviii, 208 pages, 25 cm.

Library Locations

  • Newburyport Public Library

    94 State Street, Newburyport, MA, 01950, US