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12 Top American Comics With Nazis

Nazi Gorillas, ‘Swastika Sharks,’ booby-trapped Hitler-assassinating paintings, and a hot Third Reich vixen

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Superhero Love, Superhero Fatigue

A comic about falling in love with superheroes in Israel, only to see the industry—and childhood dreams—crumble under the weight of capitalism

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Say It Ain’t So: Captain America Is a… Hydra Agent?!

The comic books world is up in arms after Marvel released Captain America: Steve Rogers #1, in which the superhero is revealed to be an operative of Hydra, a Nazi-like organization

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Comics Need More Diversity to, You Know, Get With the Times

Reactions to the recent castings of ‘Iron Fist’ and ‘Aquaman’ remind me of the relationship between Jews and comics

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Superhero Starts Small

A message of pride on New York’s Lower East Side

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Gotham’s Caped Crusaders

A new exhibit at the New-York Historical Society offers Jewish-inflected insight into superhero history—but misses some opportunities to broaden the discussion

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Whither the Israeli Superhero?

A new documentary traces the history of Israeli comics

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To Save American Judaism, Say No to Superheroes

Our caped crusaders have a lot to do with our anxieties about Jewish identity. It’s time we found more meaningful alternatives.

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Jewish Megafights We Want To See

Fantastical title fights inspired by boxing’s ‘Fight of the Century’

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Israeli Actress Gal Gadot is Wonder Woman

Former Miss Israel cast as superhero in upcoming Batman vs. Superman flick

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Panel Discussion

As advocacy groups increasingly use comic books in efforts to reach young minds, an art form created by immigrant Jews working out identity issues has instead become a ham-fisted tool for indoctrination

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Superbad

Recent superhero movies—Green Lantern, Thor, Superman—are terrible. The solution? Hollywood should make these heroes more Jewish.

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Spirited Away

His masked hero has arrived on the big screen, but it’s Will Eisner’s slice-of-life comics that loom large

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