Superman http://iowapublicradio.org en Jewish Culture's Influence On Comic Books http://iowapublicradio.org/post/jewish-cultures-influence-comic-books-0 <p>Today we listen back to a conversation from November on Superman, Spiderman, the X-Men, and many other superheroes have been fighting for truth, justice and the American way for decades. Many of the men who created these characters were Jewish and, in his new book, philosopher Harry Brod explores how Jewish culture is reflected in the lives of our favorite superheroes. Then, comic book artist Phil Hester joins the conversation to talk about his work.</p><p></p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 19:42:05 +0000 Charity Nebbe, Dennis Reese & Sarah Boden 26956 at http://iowapublicradio.org Jewish Culture's Influence On Comic Books Jewish Culture's Influence On Comic Books http://iowapublicradio.org/post/jewish-cultures-influence-comic-books <p>Superman, Spiderman, the X-Men, and many other superheroes have been fighting for truth, justice and the American way for decades. Many of the men who created these characters were Jewish and, in his new book, philosopher Harry Brod explores how Jewish culture is reflected in the lives of our favorite superheroes. Then, comic book artist Phil Hester joins the conversation to talk about his work.</p><p></p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 17:17:30 +0000 Charity Nebbe 10742 at http://iowapublicradio.org Jewish Culture's Influence On Comic Books Superman's House Doomed http://iowapublicradio.org/post/supermans-house-doomed <p></p><p>The Woolstock home where actor George Reeves was born has reached the point of no return. The owners plan to raze the building.&nbsp;We present&nbsp;the highlights of this legendary Iowan's career. Recordings from You Tube and a private collector. Sounds from 1939 to the 1950s, in California. Note: The birthplace house was torn down in 2011.</p> Mon, 05 Jan 2009 11:00:00 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 1912 at http://iowapublicradio.org Superman's House Doomed