Two debut graphic novels offer fresh, provocative perspective on life as a young Israeli woman
The closest thing the Marvel universe had to a real superhero is gone
The Man of Steel has distinctly Semitic roots, and the celebrated comic book artist about to reimagine him wants to honor them. But just what does that mean in 2018?
An art form created by Jews opens a new chapter in diversity and representation of minorities
A superhero hails Hydra—why?
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
A new exhibit at the New-York Historical Society offers Jewish-inflected insight into superhero history—but misses some opportunities to broaden the discussion
A new documentary traces the history of Israeli comics
A comic book controversy reopens an ancient debate on graven images and moral responsibility
It wasn’t as big as Batman, but ‘Mendy and the Golem’ gave Jewish kids a taste of pop culture—with a rabbinical seal of approval
The campaign to get an unheralded Jewish comic book hero get his due
Former Miss Israel cast as superhero in upcoming Batman vs. Superman flick
The legendary comic-book artist dies at 85
A Roy Lichtenstein show at the Art Institute of Chicago reveals the movement’s affront to WASPy decorum
For a boy with little exposure to religion, the fantasy role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons led to a spiritual awakening—that the supernatural may not be the same as the divine
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
Long before the Supreme Court deemed violent video games free speech, the 1940s cultural critic Gershon Legman noted Americans’ paradoxical views on sex and violence
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