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Andrae, Thomas und Mel Gordon (Hgg.): Siegel and Shusters Funnyman. The First Jewish Superhero, from the Creators of Superman. Port Townsend: Feral House, 2010. (183 S.) 
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Resource type: Book
Languages: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 1932595783
BibTeX citation key: Andrae2010
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Categories: General
Keywords: "Funnyman", Collection of essays, Illustrated text, Shuster. Joe, Siegel. Jerry, Superhero, USA
Creators: Andrae, Gordon
Publisher: Feral House (Port Townsend)
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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.

Table of Contents

Danny Fingeroth: Flying Is Easy, Comedy Is Hard (vii)

Mel Gordon: The Farblondjet Superhero and His Cultural Origins (1)
Thomas Andrae: The Jewish Superhero (38)
Thomas Andrae: Funnyman, Jewish Masculinity, and the Decline of the Superhero (49)

Funnyman Comic Book Stories

Funnyman Comic Book Summaries (121)

Funnyman Sunday Strips

Summaries of Funnyman Dailies and Sunday Stories (1948–49) (145)

Funnyman Daily Strips
“Adventures in Hollywood” (Daily Strip: January 13–March 19 1949) (150)

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