Win a Family Weekend Break with Lovereading and VisitWiltshire - click here for details...

win prizes book price comparison
Search our site
The Last Summer by Andree Michaud Read the opening extract of the brand new Andree Michaud book before its publication on 25/01/2018

Secret Identity: Fetish Art of Superman's Co-creator Joe Shuster by Craig Yoe
  

Secret Identity: Fetish Art of Superman's Co-creator Joe Shuster

Synopsis

Secret Identity: Fetish Art of Superman's Co-creator Joe Shuster by Craig Yoe

Secret Identity: The Fetish Art of Superman's Co-creator Joe Shuster showcases rare and recently discovered early erotic artwork by the most seminal artist in comics. Created in the late 1940s when Shuster was down on his luck after suing DC Comics over the copyright for Superman , he illustrated these images for an obscure series of magazines called Nights of Terror , published under the counter until it was banned by the U.S. Senate. The discovery of this artwork reveals the 'secret identity' of this revered comics creator and is sure to generate controversy and change the perception of the way we look at Clark Kent, Lois Lane, Lana Lang and Jimmy Olsen forever. The book includes reproductions of these images and an introduction that provides a detailed account of the scandal and the court trial that resulted from the publication of this racy material.

About the Author

Craig Yoe runs the New York design firm YOE! Studio with Clizia Gussoni. Yoe is the author of over thirty books, including The Art of Mickey Mouse, which was a Time magazine book of the year and boasted an introduction by John Updike. Yoe has won the Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators, two Addys, the Mobius, and an Eisner Award. Yoe is a popular speaker and has curated art exhibits around the world. Joseph Joe Shuster (1914-1992) was a Jewish, Canadian-born comic book artist. He later moved to Cleveland, Ohio, and is best known for co-creating Superman, with boyhood pal and writer Jerry Siegel. Published by DC Comics in Action Comics no. 1 (June 1938), Superman lays the groundwork for the entire comic book industry.

More books by this author
Author 'Like for Like' recommendations

Loading other formats...

Book Info

Publication date

19th March 2009

Author

Craig Yoe

More books by Craig Yoe
Author 'Like for Like'
    recommendations

Publisher

Harry N. Abrams, Inc. an imprint of Abrams

Format

Hardback
160 pages

Categories

Comic book & cartoon art
Erotic art

ISBN

9780810996342

A great place to go to find your next literary escape, and where you don't have to judge a book by its cover!

Suzanne Beney

Lovereading recommends, honestly reviews and promotes books-what more can I say?!

Rachel Bridgeman

I love the honest opinions, recommendations for every genre and every reader, wish lists and Like for Like.

Amrita Dasgupta

Love Reading - it not only does what it says on the tin, it does it with Jam on!!

Maz Tucker

A well laid out site, I love the fact that is separates paranormal fiction from fantasy and horror, which other sites don't.

Jen Rainbow

Lovereading is like booking a holiday, you don't know what it will be like and it is a whole new experience.

Sue Burton

Their sending me my first book to review 18 months ago re-awakened my fondness for reading, since then I have purchased some real gems.

Barry Griffiths

Books of the month/debuts of the month, kids/adults, fiction/non-fiction, free prize draws and free extracts, what's not to love?

Emma Smith

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools