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Yanes, Nicholas: Graphic Imagery. Jewish American Comic Book Creators’ Depictions of Class, Race, and Patriotism. Thesis (Master of Arts), Florida State University, College of Arts & Sciences 2008 (70 S.). 
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Resource type: Thesis/Dissertation
Languages: englisch
BibTeX citation key: Yanes2008
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Keywords: Judentum, Krieg, Nationalismus, Politik, Propaganda, Superheld, USA
Creators: Yanes
Publisher: Florida State University (Tallahassee)
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Comic books printed during the 1930s and 40s contained stories and characters that supported the New Deal and America’s entry into World War II. Though comic books are typically seen solely as reflections of the decades; the comic books, in actuality, were propaganda for political stances. Moreover, these were the political stances of the Jewish Americans who built the comic book industry. While much of corporate America was terrified by FDR’s New Deal policies, comic books supported the President. When war loomed on the horizon, comic book writers and artists sent patriotic superheroes to war long before the country became mobilized. Finally, the political dialogue taking place in comic books resonated with the American public because they were created in a time when patriotism was synonymous with sacrifice.

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Abstract (vii)

Introduction: Birth of the Comic Book Industry (1)
Thesis: FDR in Disguise – President by Day, New Deal Warrior by Night: The Great Depression, World War II, and Comic Books (9)

References (63)
Biographical Sketch (70)

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