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  • Gal Gadot on Wonder Woman casting

    December 30, 2013 | 11:28 am

    Gal Gadot, the Israeli supermodel recently cast as Wonder Woman in the upcoming movie “Man of Steel,” opened up on an Israeli talk show about her new role.

    The slender Gadot has received significant criticism from Wonder Woman fans about her physique. Some claim she is too thin...

  • ‘Man of Steel’ screenwriter David S. Goyer on Superman and religion

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    June 19, 2013 | 9:34 am

    “People are always so quick to point out the Christ allegory in “The Man of Steel” but Superman has always struck me as a combination of Old Testament and New Testament; he’s a sort of fusion between these two figures, both Moses and Christ,” screenwriter David S. Goyer said.  So...

  • Superman is a Jewish Fantasy

    By Nolan Lebovitz

    June 18, 2013 | 2:42 pm

    This past week my wife surprised me with tickets to the new Superman movie “Man of Steel” for my birthday.  So late Saturday night, we sat in a packed movie theater to watch the reboot of the famous franchise begin.  I loved it.  I love Superman.  And I love the way this film...

  • Jewish roots of the ‘Man of Steel’

    June 12, 2013 | 3:26 pm

    Seventy-five years after bursting into the world of comic books, something still feels Jewish about Superman.

    That’s not just because he was created by two Jewish teens from Cleveland, writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster, who debuted comic books’ first costumed superhero...

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  • Six reasons why Superman is Jesus in ‘Man of Steel’

    By Jay Firestone

    June 12, 2013 | 12:24 pm

    Last night I attended a press screening of the latest installment of the Superman franchise, “Man of Steel,” directed by Zack Snyder and produced by "Batman" director Christopher Nolan. 

    An avid comic book fan, I expected one of two portrayals of Superman. 

    Jewish or Jesus.

    ...
  • Superman belongs to DC Comics, judge affirms

    October 18, 2012 | 9:13 am

    The heirs of Superman co-creator Joe Shuster do not have the right to reclaim copyrights to the popular character, a federal judge ruled.

    Wednesday's ruling in California gives DC Comics, owned by Warner Bros., all rights to Superman for books, movies, television and other...