Posts Tagged ‘ comic books ’

Meet London’s Jewish Teenage Comic Genius, Famous Since Age 8

June 29, 2016
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Meet London's Jewish Teenager Comic Genius, Scribbling Since Age 8

When most 8-year-olds sit down with paper and pens, there’s lots of stick figures, basic representations of houses and trees–you remember. But when Zoom (yes, Zoom) Rockman sat down at age 8, he produced an award-winning comic strip that was soon picked up by readers all over the globe. Rockman…

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X-Men Asks: Are You a Jew, or a Mutant?

October 20, 2015
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You are hated by groups of people worldwide. You assume powers when you turn thirteen.…

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What’s an Omer?

May 10, 2012
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As far as Jewish rituals go, counting the Omer is a particularly confusing one. For seven full weeks,…

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A Self-Operating Napkin

May 7, 2012
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url

If you’ve ever seen a needlessly complicated contraption–take,…

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The Holocaust, with Punchlines

April 19, 2012
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the holocaust with punchlines

Edge City is a daily comic strip published in many national…

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Samson, Meet Delilah

April 4, 2012
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A new online comic takes its inspiration from…

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Lost in Tel Aviv

November 18, 2011
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eric-orner

Eric Orner is a comic book artist who is disconnected…

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A Secret History of Yiddish

November 15, 2011
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If languages had personalities, then Yiddish would probably be gruff…

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Supergod

August 28, 2011
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Is Superman Jewish? His creators, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster,…

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A Crime-Fighting Chaim

August 10, 2011
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chaim

We’ve been fascinated with comic books lately–with nine superhero films this…

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Green Lantern’s Boss is Jewish

June 24, 2011
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One of this summer’s biggest-budget films has an…

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Survivor’s Guilt

June 2, 2011
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survivors guilt

In the opening scene of the film adaptation of X-Men (2000), a…

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