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2 edition of Siegel and Shuster"s Funnyman found in the catalog.

Siegel and Shuster"s Funnyman

Tom Andrae

Siegel and Shuster"s Funnyman

the first Jewish superhero, from the creators of Superman

by Tom Andrae

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Published by Feral House in Port Townsend, WA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish wit and humor,
  • Funnyman (Fictitious character),
  • Biography,
  • Jewish cartoonists,
  • History and criticism,
  • Superheroes,
  • Comic books, strips

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFunnyman
    Statementby Thomas Andrae and Mel Gordon ; preface by Danny Fingeroth
    ContributionsGordon, Mel, Siegel, Jerry, 1914-1996, Shuster, Joe
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6728.F84 A53 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 183 p. :
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24907333M
    ISBN 101932595783
    ISBN 109781932595789
    LC Control Number2011281737
    OCLC/WorldCa456178398

    As a youngster, Shuster worked as a newspaper boy for the Toronto Daily Star. A newspaper comic strip debuted in Octoberbut Funnyman also failed to find an audience in this format, and his strip was soon dropped. The publisher Ziff-Davis hired him as a comic-book editor inbut its comics division closed after less than a year in business. They asked the duo to re-write some of the story, and gave them 3 weeks to complete a 13 page story. The full story was published when Superman got his own comic book a year later.

    Nobody would believe it. Siegel was discharged on January 21,at the rank of Technician 4th Grade. She would add romance to the comic by falling in love with Superman, but would spurn Clark Kent not knowing that they were the same person. In the s, he worked with Val Mayerik on the feature "The Starling", which appeared in the comic book Destroyer Duck. He would meet and befriend Jerry Siegel around

    On January 16Superman first appeared in a newspaper, by he was in of them! Dunn then calls himself "the Superman" and proceeds to use his powers maliciously. So it was a goldmine for me, and I went home with every roll I could carry. Fine a mix of cousins name with his mothers maiden name and wrote a story titled "Reign of the Superman", in it was a villain with super powers.


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Siegel and Shuster"s Funnyman by Tom Andrae Download PDF Ebook

When they rejigged a constantly rejected newspaper strip concept for a new title they manifested the greatest action sensation of the age — if not all time… Superman captivated depression-era audiences and within a year had become the vanguard of a genre and an industry.

Signed by Author. Detective Comics Inc. From issues 2 to 6, Superman didn't appear on the cover on Action Comics, despite his stories being inside the comic.

Jerry Siegel

But Joe and Jerry were not worried. The court decided that the two were not owed any money, but DC did decide to pay the two a "pension" of sorts. Siegel's writing career there was interrupted in June when he was conscripted into the Army, though he continued to receive credit Siegel and Shusters Funnyman book stories written by ghostwriters.

Some of them include the newspaper strip Tallulah, Lars of Mars, and G. His films were extremely popular, especially his bravura performances of patter songs and children's favorites such as " Inchworm " and "The Ugly Duckling".

In fact he stalled giving the Superman stories back to Jerry and Joe so he could convince someone else to publish it. The publisher Ziff-Davis hired him as a comic-book editor inbut its comics division closed after less than a year in business.

Joseph Shuster provided illustrations for some of Siegel's Goober stories. But please, copy over the stories in pen and ink on good paper. As he tossed and turned because of the heat, he kept thinking more and more about a new Superman character.

Jerry and Joe also got credit for their Superman creation.

Siegel and Shuster’s Funnyman: The First Jewish Superhero

DC Comics now owned the character and reaped the royalties. The series Mr. Condition: As New. If they would publish them, he'd publish them. This along with other fictional characters would inspire a new Superman. They felt only a comic book style story would be the best for Superman. He was sued by DC for plagiarism.

In a interview, in which he used the fledgling publisher's future name, he said the two sample strips were not the ones eventually published: One was drawn on brown wrapping paper and the other was drawn on the back of wallpaper from Toronto. The duo's new creation, Funnyman, starred in a series that ran just six issues cover-dated Siegel and Shusters Funnyman book Siegel and Shusters Funnyman book Superman Is Jewish Harry Brod reveals the links between Jews and superheroes in a penetrating investigation of iconic comic book figures.

Lehrer mentioned Kaye in the opening monologue, citing him as an "idol since childbirth". Joe also shared these traits so the feelings were mutual. Legal issues[ edit ] Innear the end of their year contract to produce Superman stories, Siegel and Shuster sued Detective Comics, Inc.

In Superman Is Jewish Harry Brod reveals the links between Jews and superheroes in a penetrating investigation of iconic comic book figures. Shuster said he modeled the cityscape of Superman's home city, Metropolis, on that of his old hometown. He also got his own cartoons from Max Fleischer and Paramount.

Siegel would continue to write scripts for other publisher, and would eventually become the Comic Art Director for the Ziff-Davis company in the 50's.Oct 14,  · Siegel And Shuster's Funnyman by Mel Gordon,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(25).

Jul 09,  · I'n on record as greatly admiring Jerry Siegel's plotting while feeling his dialogue was often more overwritten than Stan Lee's.

FUNNYMAN, seen here, was Jerry's attempt at a second lightning strike with childhood pal and SUPERMAN co-creator, Joe Shuster. Sep 05,  · JERRY SIEGEL AND JOE SHUSTER The co-creators of Superman Jerry Siegel was born in Cleveland Ohio in Joe Shuster was born that same year in Toronto, Canada.

Seigel and Shuster had known one another since high school, and they both shared a fascination for science fiction. They collaborated Views: Siegel and Shuster's Funnyman | Here is a kaleidoscopic analysis pdf Jewish humor as pdf through Funnyman, a little-known super-heroic invention by the creators of Superman.

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