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Andrae, Thomas and Mel Gordon, eds. Siegel and Shusters Funnyman: The first jewish superhero, from the creators of superman. Port Townsend: Feral House, 2010. 
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Resource type: Book
Language: en: 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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Abstract
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
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Funnyman Comic Book Summaries (121)

Funnyman Sunday Strips
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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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