The Creation of American Comic Books: Jewish Roots

Published on Apr 11, 2021
Superman-a metaphor for the American Jewish Experience An “alien” refugee
Looks human and hides his true identity
Kryptonian name is Hebrew: Kal-El (all that is G-d)
Protector of the weak-like the Jewish mythic Golem
In Action #1 his villains are corrupt politicians, abusive spouses, and corrupt business people(a bit of Tikkun Olam and socialism)

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