The First Jewish Superhero From the Creators of Superman
by Thomas Andrae and Mel Gordonpreface by Danny Fingeroth
Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster created two superheroes. One is Superman. The other is Funnyman, and this book details his amazing back story. Included are reproductions from Funnyman’s rare comic books, Sunday funnies and daily strips. The book discusses: the actual living model for Superman, rhe creation of Jewish humor and the cultural origins of Funnyman and why a strange comic superhero emerged at the time of the creation of the state of Israel.