Riemer, Nathanael: "Past Is Future. Gadi Pollack’s Haredi Comics." In: European Journal of Jewish Studies 10.1 (2016), S. 108–147.
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Keywords: Children’s and young adults’ comics, Israel, Judaism, Pollack. Gadi, Religion
Collection: European Journal of Jewish Studies
The 2000s have seen numerous comics conquer the devout Haredi book market in the USA as well as in Israel, sparking a boom which still remains largely unnoticed. The work of Gadi Pollack stands out due to its graphic quality and richness in technique and ideas. “His comics can be classified as a modern form of Musar literature, which is not only for ‘children’.” His comics will thus serve as a case study for the medium; a medium that is also the subject of Judaistic cultural studies and examined here for the very first time.
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