Tag: Jewish

Comics Alternative Interviews: Koren Shadmi

Getting Personal On this interview episode Derek has the pleasure of talking with Koren Shadmi. His latest book, Love Addict: Confessions of a Serial Dater was released last month from Top Shelf Productions. They begin the conversation by discussing the

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Review: Miriam Katin’s Letting It Go

By Derek Royal In 2006 Drawn & Quarterly published Miriam Katin’s We Are on Our Own, the artist’s account of her experiences following the German occupation of Budapest in 1944. As recounted in this graphic memoir, Katin and her mother, Hungarian

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Review: Rutu Modan’s The Property

By Derek Royal Rutu Modan is one of Israel’s most notable comics artist, and she is certainly the nation’s most visible representative in the United States. First gaining recognition as a co-founder (along with Yirmi Pinkus) of the Actus Tragicus collective in

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Review: Jerusalem: A Family Portrait

By Derek Royal Many of the comics and graphic novels containing overt Jewish-related subject matter usually fall into one of three different camps. The first is centered around a conflict between between Jewish culture — familial relations, social customs, gender

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