They lie. They cheat. The treat their kids terribly. This Father’s Day, be thankful your own dad is such a mensch.
My Art Spiegelman print was suddenly worth thousands of dollars. But perhaps it was worth more hanging on my son’s wall.
Plus what a war on Christmas would actually look like, and more in the news
The influential artist talks about his Jewish Museum retrospective, ‘Mad’ magazine, and how the Shoah trumps art all of the time
How a family collaboration 12 years ago became an indelible part of history
New publications from Rutu Modan and Michel Kichka offer bittersweet depictions of the complicated history of 20th-century Jews
Plus French raids on domestic terror cells yields some frightening results
Israeli Asaf Hanuka crashes the party in Paris, as the comic-strip-obsessed city hosts Spiegelman and Crumb
Quintessential children’s book author with a dark side
Holocaust books for children can be terrifying—for adults. How do we teach our kids about history without scarring them for life?
2011 National Jewish Book Awards announced
‘Maus,’ at 25, Goes ‘Meta’
Plus nuclear gamesmanship, Iran and Columbia, and more
The sharply funny, darkly political comics of Sergio Langer
Miriam Katin makes her own Holocaust comic book
Maus, Tom and Jerry, and the dawning of a new age