The popular Marvel Comics character Spider-Man was created by writer Stan Lee (who is Jewish) and artist Steve Ditko (who was a devout Objectivist from early in his work on the character). Peter asks Madame Web to conduct a seance so that he, his wife Mary Jane Watson, and MJ's aunt Anna Watson (an old friend of May's) can contact the spirit of the unconscious Aunt May and ask her to come back to them. [sic]" forum discussion started 18 July 2002 on "Toon Zone" website (Spider-Man has always been written as an essentially WASP-ish character (White Anglo-Saxon Protestant). t=41332; viewed ): , PM wonderfly What religion do superhero's [sic] belong to?The reasons cited often have to do with perceived cultural traits, whether stereotypical or true: "nice" or wealthy Jewish men who treat women well; take-charge, and independent Jewish women who hold on to tradition.While many JDate members respond in kind, others view the phenomenon as an intrusion that defeats the purpose of the site.Marvel Comics editor-in-chief Joe Quesada has stated in his Joe Fridays column that Peter Parker is "most likely of Christian Protestant beliefs" ( Joe Fridays/New Joe Fridays28.html). I'd like to discuss what religious beliefs are favorite costumed hero's belong to. But beyond that, what do we know of superhero's beliefs?
Believe it or not, there are lots of humorous stories in Talmudic literature.
Here are two good reviews: Jewish Humor and Jewish Humor: A Hisory, There are lots of websites, for example Jewish Humor Central, Regarding humour in songs, here is an interesting article by Judith Cohen entitled "The lighter side of Judeo-Spanish traditional song".
Making up parodies is a particularly "Purimy" thing to do, and Mickey Katz is synonymous with parodies of popular American songs sung in "Yinglish".
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