Boys of Steel: The Cre­ators of Superman

  • From the Publisher
May 13, 2013

Boys of Steel: The Cre­ators of Super­man is the only stand­alone biog­ra­phy in any for­mat of writer Jer­ry Siegel and artist Joe Shus­ter, the Jew­ish teens who dreamed up the world’s first super­hero in 1933. The book was named a Syd­ney Tay­lor Notable Book of Jew­ish Con­tent, made the front page of USA Today,” and earned mul­ti­ple starred reviews. It address­es the Superman/​Moses par­al­lel, the curi­ous pos­si­ble ori­gin behind Super­man’s Hebra­ic-sound­ing Kryp­ton­ian name, the truth about whether or not Hitler him­self per­son­al­ly banned Super­man comics because he inter­pret­ed the Man of Steel as a Jew, and why Joe could not draw on the day before Shab­bat. It’s a cel­e­bra­tion of friend­ship, cre­ative col­lab­o­ra­tion, and kids with dreams.

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