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Superman vs. the Ku Klux Klan : the true story of how the iconic superhero battled the men of hate

Intertwining stories about the invention of Superman as a defender of the little guy, his rise as a media force, and the real fight against the Ku Klux Klan demonstrate how a mythical hero could take on the fight for civil rights.

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  • "Superman vs. the Ku Klux Klan"

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  • "This book tells a group of intertwining stories that culminate in the historic 1947 collision of the Superman Radio Show and the Ku Klux Klan."
  • "Intertwining stories about the invention of Superman as a defender of the little guy, his rise as a media force, and the real fight against the Ku Klux Klan demonstrate how a mythical hero could take on the fight for civil rights."@en
  • "Jerry usually sat in darkened theaters alone as he absorbed stories, tracked dialogue, and marveled at the characters. After the movies he would walk to the newsstands on St. Claire Avenue to pick up a pulp-fiction novel or a zine. Soaking in every line of narrative and dialogue, he would read the books and magazines cover to cover--then read them again. Turning to his secondhand typewriter, he would dash off letters to the editors, critiquing the stories and suggesting themes for future editions. He would scour the classified sections for the names and addresses of other science fiction fans and send them letters in which he shared his ideas for stories, plots, and characters. For kids like Jerry, science fiction provided a community--a network of fans bound together by a common passion."

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  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Electronic books"
  • "Juvenile works"
  • "Juvenile works"@en

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  • "Superman vs. the Ku Klux Klan : the true story of how the iconic superhero battled the men of hate"@en
  • "Superman vs. the Ku Klux Klan the true story of how the iconic superhero battled the men of hate"
  • "Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan : the true story of how the iconic superhero battled the men of hate"
  • "Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled the Men of Hate"@en