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Thursday, February 01, 2007

The Jewish Side of Comics

I have just been informed of a fascinating panel being held at this
year's NY Comic Convention (at the Jacob Javits Center).

I wanted to spread the word.

For the record, I will be attending this panel. So if you do go, walk up to people and ask "Hey, are you Typo Lad"?

The Jewish Side of Comics
Sun., Feb. 25, 2007
4:00-5:00 PM
Room 1E04

Moderated by Steven M. Bergson of The Jewish Comics Blog
http://jewishcomics.blogspot.com

* Rabbi Simcha Weinstein (author of Up and Oy Vey : How Jewish History, Culture, and Values Shaped the Comic Book Superhero) will be talking about Biblical archetypes of superheroes.
http://www.rabbisimcha.com

* Danny Fingeroth (author of the still-forthcoming Disguised as Clark Kent : Jews, Comics, and the Creation of the Superhero) will be talking about the Jewish writers of superhero stories.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danny_Fingeroth

*Josef Rubinstein will talk about two books he's working on for Mahrwood Press : Balm in Gilead and Journeys : The Collected Edition.
http://www.myspace.com/joerubinstein
http://www.mahrwoodpress.com/

*Stan Mack will talk about a series of Jewish historical fiction graphic novels he's working on.
http://www.stanmack.com/

*Neil Kleid will talk about the cartoon memoir about his Orthodox evelopmentally disabled younger brother, titled Migdal David, to be published by Seraphic Press.
http://www.rantcomics.com/
http://www.seraphicpress.com/

4 Comments:

Blogger Steve Bergson said...

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10:09 PM  
Blogger FunkyJew82 said...

this is so cool. i actually know one of the presenters you listed. interesting...i used to be such a huge comic freak back in the day.

8:49 AM  
Blogger Bob Andelman said...

You might enjoy this interview with former Spider-Man comics group editor Danny Fingeroth. Fingeroth is also the editor of "Disguised as Clark Kent" and "Superman on the Couch," and is editor of "Write Now! magazine.

11:46 AM  

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