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Disguised as Clark Kent

Danny Fingeroth

Disguised as Clark Kent

Jews, comics, and the creation of the superhero

by Danny Fingeroth

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Published by Continuum in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDanny Fingeroth ; foreword by Stanlee.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN
The Physical Object
Pagination183 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22770287M
ISBN 109780826417671

Kent State University Air Traffic Control Organization: Kent State University Men's Club Volleyball: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Epsilon Delta Chapter: People Respecting Identity Diversity and Education at Kent: Kent State University Army ROTC: Professional Convention Management Association: Saudi Student Association at Kent State University.   The film depicts Superman's origin, including his infancy as Kal-El of Krypton and his youthful years in the rural town of Smallville. Disguised as reporter Clark Kent, he adopts a mild-mannered disposition in Metropolis and develops a romance with .


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" Disguised as Clark Kent: Jews, Comics, and the Creation of the Superhero comes from a comics industry veteran who explores the backgrounds of famous superheroes and their creators - who, as it turns out, were largely young American Jewish men from Eastern European backgrounds.

The focus on the hero icon in history, Jewish history and culture Cited by: Disguised as Clark Kent book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Fingeroth's book is an easy, intriguing read, exploring the /5.

In Disguised as Clark Kent, Danny Fingeroth--a long-time executive in the comics business who wrote and edited Spider-Man as well as other famous lines for Marvel--reflects on the phenomenon of the heavily Jewish elements that, consciously or not, went into the creation of the superhero/5(10).

Superman is back. But his return raises questions, including the most compelling: What will be the fate of the other Supermen. Clark Kent is found alive. -Publishers Weekly Annex, &, "Danny Fingeroth's Disguised as Clark Kent should be a key book for students of the superhero genre." --Peter Sanderson, Comics in Context #, Mention in Today's Books / Bookweek the A-List, "The analogy between superheroes and Jewishness is odd, considering they were created as potent symbols of America.

"'Disguised As Clark Kent' (or DACK, as I like to call it) is a book that explores the fact that so many of the creators of the most well known superheroes were Americans from Eastern European Jewish backgrounds, usually the children of immigrants, or even immigrants themselves," Danny.

Get this from a library. Disguised as Clark Kent: Jews, comics, and the creation of the superhero. [Danny Fingeroth] -- "Jewish identity is historically about the push and pull toward and away from that very identity.

As immigrants with a history of persecution, Jews came to. Buy Disguised as Clark Kent: Jews, Comics, and the Creation of the Superhero by Danny Fingeroth (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book /5(7).

-Jewish Book World "Like a Yiddish theater play on the old Jewish Second Avenue, or like a really good comic book, Danny will make you laugh, cry and, best of all, he'll make you think."--From the foreword by Stan LeeIn Disguised as Clark Kent, Danny Fingeroth--a long-time executive in the comics business who wrote and edited Spider-Man as well.

And Who, Disguised as Clark Kent by Stephen L. Brooks. Jules Feiffer, in my opinion, almost single-handedly started the nostalgia craze in the mid-sixties with his book The Great Comic Book contained an introduction and an afterword, but mostly it was a terrific reprint album of significant stories from what is termed the Golden Age of Comics.

'DISGUISED AS CLARK KENT: JEWS, COMICS AND THE CREATION OF THE SUPERHERO' Look. Up in the sky. It's a bird. It's a plane. Oy, it's Superman.

In the seminar ''Disguised as Clark Kent'' on Sunday, the author Danny Fingeroth will examine the origins of the creators behind some of the most famous and enduring comic-book characters. Fingeroth, who has written a book of the same title. Disguised as Clark Kent: Jews, Comics, and the Creation of the Superhero by Danny Fingeroth.

Foreword by Stan Lee. Early life. Fingeroth was born in New York City, New York. Career As a writer and editor. Fingeroth got his start in the comics business in as an assistant to Larry Lieber at Marvel Comics. At Marvel Comics in the s, he edited the Spider-Man titles as well as Marvel Team-Up and Ka-Zar.

As a writer, Fingeroth worked on Darkhawk, writing all 50 issues of the book between and Born: Septem New York City, New York, U.S. This all combines to give the impression that Clark Kent is several inches shorter and way less buff than Superman. Furthermore, whenever he’s disguised as Kent, Superman almost always chooses to dress himself in a modest, but ultimately classy business suit to.

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Disguised as Clark Kent: Jews, Comics, and the Creation of the Superhero, by Danny Fingeroth, foreword by Stan Lee. New York: Continuum, pp. $ (c); $ (p). Amidst a slew of recent scholarly works on superhero comics, Danny Fingeroth's Disguised as Clark Kent: Jews, Comics, and the Creation of the Superhero marks a solid.

And who, disguised as Clark Kent, Mild-mannered reporter for a great Metropolitan Newspaper, fights a never-ending battle for TRUTH, JUSTICE and the AMERICAN WAY. And now another exciting episode.

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Clark Kent is a fictional character and the main protagonist on The CW television series character of Clark Kent, first created for comic books by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in as the alternate identity of Superman, was adapted to television in by Alfred Gough and Miles is the fourth time the character has been adapted to a live-action television d by: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar.

Superman - defender of law and order. champion of equal rights, valiant, courageous fighter against the forces of hate and prejudice, who disguised as Clark Kent, mild-mannered reporter for a great metropolitan newspaper, fights a never-ending battle for truth, justice and the American way.".

Comic Book critic and historian Peter Sanderson shares his thoughts on the Danny Fingeroth book Disguised as Clark Kent: Jews, Comics, and the Creation of the Superhero at his Comics in Context website. Here's an excerpt: Later in the book, Fingeroth discusses a Silver Age contribution to the Superman mythos: the Bottle City of Kandor, a Kryptonian city that had been.

Clark Kent, aka Superman, is Earth's greatest hero and the main protagonist of Smallville. Hailing from the planet Krypton, Clark is a super-powered alien who was raised in Smallville, Kansas. He resided there until his early adult years, when he moved to Metropolis.

Born as Kal-El to Jor and Lara-El, he was sent to Earth by his parents to fulfill a destiny in which he would become the savior Last Seen: Smallville: Continuity. Kent Clark is the author of Peter Powers and His Not-So-Super Powers.

( avg rating, 93 ratings, 32 reviews), Peter Powers and the Rowdy Robot Raiders /5. Click to learn more about and to buy DISGUISED AS CLARK KENT now. The Rough Guide to Graphic Novels is the ultimate companion to the expanding world of the “literary comic book”.

Written by comic industry insider Danny Fingeroth, it includes the mediums history, from sequential art in Egyptian tombs, through the superhero boom of the s. There, the mild-mannered reporter Clark Kent made his appearance. That Clark Kent was definitely a disguise with his hunched stature, clumsy demeanor and a bumbling goofiness.

But once again, that was not the actual Clark Kent. The Reeve movies do show the true Clark Kent in bursts, specifically in Superman II after he reveals his identity to : Sheraz Farooqi. Disguised as Clark Kent: Jews, Comics, and the creation of the Superhero was written by Danny Fingeroth, the former editor of Spider Man Comics.

The foreword is by Stan Lee, chairman of Marvel comics. Fingeroth writes as a journalis,t so this book is more enticing then books that are written by professional historians.

Disguised as Clark Kent: Jews, Comics, and the Creation of the Superhero (review) Disguised as Clark Kent: Jews, Comics, and the Creation of the Superhero (review) Gonzalez, Christopher. that we have cut the pie too many times. And while the collection strives to represent the "Jewish experience," we cannot help but notice the centrality of the Holocaust Author: Gonzalez, Christopher.

This is more than a coincidence, argues Danny Fingeroth, former editorial director of the Spider-Man comic books, in his upcoming book Disguised as Clark Kent: Jews, Comics and the Creation of the. Clark Kenting is the process by which a Secret Identity and/or cover story is maintained over a long period of time by asking the audience to go along with a Paper-Thin is also asked of the other characters in the story, with no excuses, basically asking everyone to “just go with it.” For the most part, it’s a way to make it clear to the audience that the two identities are.

- Explore sgarrett30's board "Clark Kent/Superman" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Superman, Clark kent and Supergirl pins. Danny Fingeroth, an American writer of comics and a former editor at Marvel Comics, who wrote the book “Disguised as Clark Kent: Jews, Comics and the creation of the Superhero,” further explains the central role Jews played in the early decades of the film and comic book industries: “Many factors went into Jews being prominent in Author: Nirit Anderman.

Superman - defender of law and order. champion of equal rights, valiant, courageous fighter against the forces of hate and prejudice, who disguised.

It might seem strange to comic book fans who are only familiar with the current Superman history, or to fans of Lois and Clark The New Adventures of Superman, that Clark would be the disguise and Superman the real person, but as indicated by the narrative from Action #1 (), Superman's debut, Clark Kent was clearly a "role" he played, and the role of a "weakling" at that.

The formative years of the Man of Steel, in a rib-tickling melodrama set in Depression-era America. De Haven’s knowledgeable assimilation of U.S. pop culture (displayed in such memorable entertainments as Funny Papers () and Dugan Under Ground () is well-suited to the familiar comic-book tale of Kansas farm kid Clark Kent’s loving relationship with his adoptive parents, Author: Tom De Haven.

The world's most popular and enduring super hero and acclaimed novelist Tom De Haven come together to create the extraordinary It's Superman!a novel that reinvents the early years of the Man of g with the young Clark Kent on a date, the novel takes an entirely fresh approach to the emergence of his superpowers and the start of his newspaper career, following him from rural s Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

Man of Steel () Clark Kent says goodbye to Mom Man of Steel Playlist: Film discription: Clark Kent, one of the last of. Danny Fingeroth.

Disguised as Clark Kent: Jews, Comics, and the Creation of the Superhero. Foreword by Stan Lee. Popular Culture and Television series. Narrator: Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. Woman 1: It's a plane. Man 2: It's Superman.

This line was spoken during the introduction of Adventures of Superman (). Before he an angsty teenager on the CW's Smallville, snapping necks in 's Man of Steel, or. The Jewish creators of the first comic-book superheroes hid their own religious identities behind non-Jewish names in the much the same way that Superman disguised himself as Clark Kent, and Batman as Bruce Wayne.

In the 80 years since then, as American Jews have become establishment-acceptable, so their comic-book.Clark Joseph Kent is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC d by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, he debuted in Action Comics #1 (June ) and serves as the civilian and secret identity of the superhero Superman.

Over the decades there has been considerable debate as to which personality the character identifies with most.Clark Kent's glasses are a part of Clark Kent's disguise as a mild-mannered reporter at the Daily Planet.

Clark had difficulty coming up with a disguise for himself and going public with his hero identity. He often expresses the interest to help people, but without hiding his face because that's who he really is. (Vengeance, Prey, Beacon, Masquerade) For years, Clark has tried to hide his.