Oct 23, 2020

Superman Smashes the Klan! Discussion, History, and Resonance

 Paul, LaMar, and Duy discuss Superman Smashes the Klan by Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru, including history, the Adventures of Superman radio show, our personal takes on the book coming from different cultures, and how much we love this version of Superman, who can't fly and runs across power lines. Get the book here: https://amzn.to/31uFHkY


Works Cited:

 - The Tennessee Encyclopedia: https://tennesseeencyclopedia.net/entries/ku-klux-klan/

 - Ku Klux Klan in the Reconstruction Era:  https://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/history-archaeology/ku-klux-klan-reconstruction-era

 - Ku Klux Klan: Its Origin, Growth and Disbandment (1884):  http://www.gutenberg.org/files/31819/31819-h/31819-h.htm

 - Ku-Klux: The Birth of the Klan During Reconstruction: https://uncpress.org/book/9781469652139/ku-klux/

 - Night Riders in Black Folk History: https://archive.org/details/nightridersinbla00glad_0

 - The History of the American People, in Five Volumes: https://amzn.to/34ihEri

 - A Measuring Rod to Test Textbooks and Reference Books In Schools, Colleges and Libraries by Mildred Lewis Rutherford: https://ia800306.us.archive.org/32/items/measuringrodtot00ruth/measuringrodtot00ruth.pdf

 - Address Delivered by Miss Mildred Lewis Rutherford, Historian General: https://archive.org/stream/addressdelivered04ruth/addressdelivered04ruth_djvu.txt

 - Confederate States of America - Georgia Secession: https://avalon.law.yale.edu/19th_century/csa_geosec.asp

 - Levitt, Steven D.Dubner, Stephen J. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores The Hidden Side Of Everything. https://amzn.to/2FMmlzZ

 - Cronin, Brian. Was Superman a Spy? And Other Comic Book Legends Revealed. https://amzn.to/37FOOmT


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