Weinstein, Simcha. Up, Up, and Oy Vey! How jewish history, culture, and values shaped the comic book superhero. Baltimore: Leviathan Press, 2006.
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Language: en: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 1881927326
BibTeX citation key: Weinstein2006
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Keywords: "Batman", "Captain America", "Fantastic Four", "Hulk", "Justice League", "Spider-Man", "Superman", "X-Men", Judaism, Superhero, USA
Publisher: Leviathan Press (Baltimore)
From the birth of Krypton in Cleveland to the Caped Crusader, the Incredible Hulk, Spider Man, the X-Men and more, Up, Up, and Oy Vey chronicles the story about the origins of the most famous superheroes. Jewish contribution to pop-culture is well-documented, but the Jewish role in the creation of action comic superheroes has not been—until now!
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Introduction. People of the (Comic) Book (13)
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