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Inside the First New York Jewish Comic Con

An unlikely affair in a Brooklyn synagogue celebrates the Jewish origins of the comics industry

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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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It’s a Bard, It’s a Plane …

It’s Unorthodox! Featuring Sex With Shakespeare author Jillian Keenan and writer and comic-book enthusiast Jeff Yang, whose son stars on ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat

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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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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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Sundown: NRA Calls for Armed Guards in Schools

Plus South African party gives BDS movement a victory

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Oh So Serious

Shivah Stars

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Sundown: Rumor Has It McCartney Will Convert

Plus West Bank riots, Occupy Judaism’s importance, and more

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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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Superman No Longer An American

He prefers ‘rootless cosmopolitan’

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Just Plain Super

Two books scratch too hard at superheroes’ identities

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