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Download Epub Format ☆ Jewish Images in the Comics PDF by ë Fredrik Strömberg Interesting historiography of Jewish characters and depictions of Jewish people in graphic novels, comics and other illustrated stories, from all countries of the world Special emphasis is put on different aspects of the depictions, from the situation in Israel to the Holocaust A huge number of Jewish artists and cartoonists are represented, from Siegel and Schuster, who created Superman to comic legends, Joe Kubert, Jack Kirby and Stan Lee.
Interesting, but not written by a Jewish author and it shows.
In looking at what few reviews Goodreads has for Jewish Images in the Comics by Swedish comics journalist and historian Fredrik Str mberg, I see two trains of thought admittedly represented by only one and two reviews, respectively First, that this book represents an excellent overview of how Jews, Jewish themes, and Jewish history have been portrayed in and around comics worldwide alternatively, that Jewish Images in the Comics seriously suffers from Str mberg s not being Jewish While I don t believe Jewish Images is perfect not by any stretch I do believe that Str mberg conducted than basic research into the subject matter I am not at all sure about this, but I believe his wife may have some Jewish background or connection, from hints and suggestions in St Interesting historiography of Jewish characters and depictions of Jewish people in graphic novels, comics and other illustrated stories, from all countries of the world Special emphasis is put on different aspects of the depictions, from the situation in Israel to the Holocaust A huge number of Jewish artists and cartoonists are represented, from Siegel and Schuster, who created Superman to comic legends, Joe Kubert, Jack Kirby and Stan Lee.
Interesting, but not written by a Jewish author and it shows.
In looking at what few reviews Goodreads has for Jewish Images in the Comics by Swedish comics journalist and historian Fredrik Str mberg, I see two trains of thought admittedly represented by only one and two reviews, respectively First, that this book represents an excellent overview of how Jews, Jewish themes, and Jewish history have been portrayed in and around comics worldwide alternatively, that Jewish Images in the Comics seriously suffers from Str mberg s not being Jewish While I don t believe Jewish Images is perfect not by any stretch I do believe that Str mberg conducted than basic research into the subject matter I am not at all sure about this, but I believe his wife may have some Jewish background or connection, from hints and suggestions in St Jewish Images in the Comics Showcases Than Comic Strips, Comic books And Graphic Novels From All Over The World, Stretching Over The Last Five Centuries And Featuring Jewish Characters And Jewish ThemesThe Book Is Divided Into Chapters On Anti Semitism, The Old Testament, The Holocaust, Israel, The Golem And Much , Featuring Everything From Well Known Comics Like Art Spiegelman S Maus And The Work Of Will Eisner To Much Obscure And In Some Cases Far Less Savory But No Less Culturally And Historically Interesting Examples Of How Jewish Culture Has Been Depicted In ComicsAs With Str Mberg S Previous Two books For Fantagraphics, Each Strip, Comic, Or Graphic Novel Is Spotlighted Via A Short But Informative Word Essay And A Representative Illustration The Book Is Augmented By A Context Setting Introduction As Well As An Extensive Source List And BibliographyJewish Images in the Comics Is The Third Book In A Series In Which Str Mberg Examines Different Phenomena In Our Society, As Mirrored In Comics Black Images In The Comics Examines The Way Black People Have Been Portrayed In Comics And The Comics Go To Hell Looks At How The Devil Has Been Used As A Comics Character



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