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Siegel and Shuster's Funnyman - The First Jewish Superhero from the Creators of Superman - cover

Siegel and Shuster's Funnyman - The First Jewish Superhero from the Creators of Superman

Thomas Andrae, Mel Gordon

Publisher: Feral House

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• "Funnyman" was written by the two most important writers in comic book history: the creators of "Superman." • "Funnyman" reaches two devoted audiences: people interested in Superman and comic book history, and those fascinated with Jewish comedy and lore. ª Co-author Tom Andrae has published two very well-regarded books on comic history lore. His Introduction reveals how "Funnyman" developed as a response to Siegel and Shuster's losing battles with DC Comics. • Co-author Mel Gordon is also the author of the celebrated visual history of Weimar Germany, "Voluptuous Panic." Gordon reveals the reasons why humor, and later, comic art, had developed so extensively and uniquely among Jews. • This book contains reproduction of "Funnyman" from rare, original boards, ensuring the finest reproductions.

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