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.
Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman
- From the Publisher
May 13, 2013
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