Superman Smashes the Klan

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Graphic Novel Science Fiction 239 p.

It’s 1946 when Roberta Lee, her brother Tommy, and her parents move to Metropolis. Their neighbor is Jimmy Olson and they become quick friends, but not everybody is as welcoming. They quickly become the targets of the Klan of the Fiery Cross. Clark Kent is investigating the Klan and meets Roberta and Tommy. Then the Klan leader has a procedure to receive enhance power and Clark Kent (Superman) needs to intervene. A thrilling adventure that involves racism dealing with immigrants. The end of the book has material that describes Yang’s own immigrant experience, along with the history of the Klan.

This book trailer is narrated by the author, Gene Yang.