The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
The period leading up to World War II was the Age of Heroes in the United States. During this era, Americans were introduced to Buck Rogers (who first appeared in Amazing Stories in 1928), Dick Tracy (1931), Flash Gordon (1934), Roy Rogers (first film appearance in 1935), the Green Hornet (1936), The Phantom (1936), Superman (1938), Lassie (1938), Bat- …
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