WIKINDX Resources

Kaplan, Arie: "How Jews Transformed the Comic Book Industry. Part III: The Bronze Age: (1979– )." In: Reform Judaism 32.3 (2004), S. 12–18. 
Added by: Deleted user (12/10/09, 3:38 PM)   Last edited by: joachim (12/10/09, 8:39 PM)
Resource type: Journal Article
Languages: English
BibTeX citation key: Kaplan2004a
Email resource to friend
View all bibliographic details
Categories: General
Keywords: Comic book industry, Historical account, Judaism, Kaplan. Arie
Creators: Kaplan
Collection: Reform Judaism
Views: 1/421
Attachments   URLs   http://reformjudai ... pring/comics.shtml
This final installment of a three-part series discusses World War III Illustrated's role in forming the vanguard of “independent comics” or the “alternative comics press”; Art Spiegelman and his wife Françoise Mouly's brainchild, RAW magazine; the story behind Spiegelman's Maus; Will Eisner's Fagin the Jew, a retelling of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist; Joe Kubert's Yossel: April 19, 1943, a fictional portrayal of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising; and Judd Winick's Caper series about the Weissman crime family. Kaplan also points to the emergence of a new generation of explicitly Jewish protagonists, such as Reuben Flagg of Howard Chaykin's American Flagg; Paul Levitz' 30th-century superhero Colossal Boy; Jon Bogdanove and Louise Simonson's Superman as a Golem who defends the Jews of the Warsaw Ghetto; the characters of Neil Gaiman's revitalized Sandman series; and The Thing, aka Benjamin Jacob Grimm, who, two years ago, is revealed to be Jewish.
Added by: Deleted user  Last edited by: joachim
WIKINDX 6.5.0 | Total resources: 14135 | Username: -- | Bibliography: WIKINDX Master Bibliography | Style: Comicforschung-Bibliographie Stil (CFB)

PHP execution time: 0.05155 s
SQL execution time: 0.07674 s
TPL rendering time: 0.00213 s
Total elapsed time: 0.13042 s
Peak memory usage: 1.3004 MB
Memory at close: 1.2494 MB
Database queries: 66