A Paris exhibit on comic strips shows that Superman is Jewish.
The exhibit, at the Museum of Jewish Art and History in Paris, makes it clear “that Superman is Jewish,” Samuel Blumenfeld and Yves-Marie Lab?? write in the French newspaper Le Monde. And even Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels knew it.
In comments translated in the Eurotopics online newsletter, the writers say that “When the ‘Iron Man’ destroyed the Atlantic wall and the Siegfried line well before D-day, …Goebbels shouted in a meeting that ‘Superman is Jewish.’ What was an insult is now to be taken as something quite evident.”
The Superman comic strip was created in 1932 by American writer Jerry Siegel and Canadian artist Joe Schuster, both sons of Jewish immigrants, and sold to D.C. Comics in 1938.
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