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Tuesday Comics at The Scroll: ‘The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt’

An excerpt from the forthcoming graphic novel ‘The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt’ examines the early life of one of the 20th century’s most influential philosophers

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Introducing Tuesday Comics at The Scroll

The first installment in a new recurring feature showcasing comics, comix, and other forms of narrative art

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Comic Books and the Holocaust

Today on Jewcy: A new book explores how superheroes struggled with the Shoah

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Where Are the Jews of Wakanda?

The question is not as far-fetched as it sounds

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‘The Snagglepuss Chronicles’

Today on Jewcy: A bizarre new comic features both Hucklebury Hound, and Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.

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Why A Muslim Comic Book Writer Just Introduced A Yeshiva Student and Kosher Food Into The Marvel Universe

G. Willow Wilson, the award-winning Muslim author behind Ms. Marvel, explains what religion can bring to the world of comics

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Len Wein, Creator of Swamp Thing and the Golem, Passes Away

He wasn’t as well-known as Stan Lee, but a very influential, and very Jewish, founding father of American comics

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Jewish Artist Jack Kirby Co-Created X-Men and Captain America. But What He Did Next Was Even Better.

The celebrated cartoonist hid his greatest Jewish reference in plain sight

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Hey, Hollywood: Why No Biopics of Jewish Comic Book Creators?

With a biopic of William Moulton Marston, creator of Wonder Woman, about to hit the screens, why no movies about the Jews who came up with Spider-Man, Superman, and Batman?

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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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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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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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Julie Klausner and Snoopy

A cartoon homage to my two favorites

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Iconic Gay Comic Strip Turns Its Attention to Israel

A compilation of Eric Orner’s cult cartoon Ethan Green gives readers the chance to immerse themselves completely is the life of the gay, Jewish everyman

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How to Celebrate Will Eisner Week

Pioneering Jewish comic artist credited with inventing the graphic novel

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Crispy Christmas: How One Woman Spends Her Holidays

Chinese food, television, and family fights in the back of the car.

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Q&A With Art Spiegelman, Creator of ‘Maus’

The influential artist talks about his Jewish Museum retrospective, ‘Mad magazine, and how the Shoah trumps art all of the time

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A Find Unlocks Comics Mystery

A drawing by an American, discovered in a Jerusalem junk shop, reveals German Jewry’s lost grandeur

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Tel Aviv’s Comics Knock-Out

Israeli Asaf Hanuka crashes the party in Paris, as the comic-strip-obsessed city hosts Spiegelman and Crumb

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Blonde and Botoxed in Miami

Aline Kominsky-Crumb, half of the legendary comics duo, submits to a high-hair makeover for the sake of art

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All About My Mother’s Day

On the annual trip to visit mom, I fought with her, my boyfriend almost drowned, and I didn’t want to leave

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Yiddishkeit

The last fully realized work by Harvey Pekar illuminates the bluntness and delight of American Yiddish in the last century. A new excerpt.

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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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Introductions

In the first installment of Tablet Magazine’s new graphic advice column, we meet Mitzi, the author’s heroine, foil, and muse

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Sundown: A Picture Worth A Thousand Cables

Plus long live the King, and more

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Oh, Sylvia

Pioneering feminist comics artist Nicole Hollander has drawn her big-haired, big-nosed heroine for 30 years

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Pekar’s ‘Jewish Review’ Collaborator Made a Stir

Writer’s widow resented Seibel

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Splendor

An illustrated remembrance of cartooning legend Harvey Pekar

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Today on Tablet

A very Yiddish Christmas, Christmas songs by Jews, and more

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