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Vancouver: Comics festival apologizes to Jewish artist for ban

After backlash, Vancouver comics festival apologizes for excluding Jewish artist Miriam Libicki over IDF service.

Vancouver: Comics festival apologizes to Jewish artist for ban

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Comics festival bans Jewish artist over past IDF service

Jewish artist Miriam Libicki barred from participating in Vancouver comics festival due to Israeli military background. Ban is 'illegal,' 'bad for all artists of all political orientations and backgrounds.'

Comics festival bans Jewish artist over past IDF service

'Queers for Palestine' block exit to Disney World

Activists arrested after blocking highway exit to Dinsey World, Poresters claimed Disney 'supports genocide' and to oppose the introduction of an Israeli-born Marvel superhero in upcoming movie.

'Queers for Palestine' block exit to Disney World

New York to host new Jewish comic convention

A new pop culture convention will celebrate Jewish excellence and ideas in comic books.

New York to host new Jewish comic convention

Al Jaffee, Mad Magazine cartoonist who inked Chabad comic, dies

Iconic cartoonist whose mother was killed in the Holocaust dies at 102, after 56 years at Mad Magazine.

Al Jaffee, Mad Magazine cartoonist who inked Chabad comic, dies

This Jewish group fought antisemitism with radio shows & comics

New exhibition examines pre- and post-WWII efforts to combat antisemitism in the US, and how one group reached an audience of millions.

This Jewish group fought antisemitism with radio shows & comics

Jewish-American Hall of Fame to induct Superman’s creators

Jewish-American Hall of Fame is inducting Superman’s Jewish creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in November with commemorative coin set.

Jewish-American Hall of Fame to induct Superman’s creators

Comic-book icon Stan Lee passes away

Spider-Man, X-Men creator Stan Lee passes away at age of 95.

Comic-book icon Stan Lee passes away

90-year-old Holocaust survivor unexpected superhero of Comic-Con

A Holocaust survivor turned out to be the real superhero at the popular comics convention in Southern California.

90-year-old Holocaust survivor unexpected superhero of Comic-Con

'What happened to Superman's Jewish roots?'

Comics hero Frank Miller wants a Superman who ‘confronts his Jewish roots’.

'What happened to Superman's Jewish roots?'

Meet David: Father of the First Israeli Superhero

David Herman immigrated to Israel nearly half a century ago years ago - and created the first Hebrew-speaking superhero.

Meet David: Father of the First Israeli Superhero

IDF Comic Book Reveals Less Friendly Side of Hamas

Israel Defense Forces fires latest salvo against Hamas in the battle for hearts and minds - in the form of a comic book.

IDF Comic Book Reveals Less Friendly Side of Hamas

Comic Book Story Comes True

Leave it to Israelis to make a success of US-style comic books and snatch the “Oscar of Comics" award in San Diego.

Comic Book Story Comes True

Berlin Exhibit Features Famous Jewish Comic Creators

An exhibit at Berlin's Jewish Museum features 45 of the best comic creators, almost all children of European Jewish immigrants to New York.

Berlin Exhibit Features Famous Jewish Comic Creators

Move Over Spiderman - Here Comes Rabbi Ben-Eliezer

Kosher comics are a big hit for the growing hareidi religious market, where Spiderman is not approved reading. Meet a new hero: Rabbi Ben-Eliezer.

Move Over Spiderman - Here Comes Rabbi Ben-Eliezer

Muslim and US Superheroes Team Up in New Comics Series

US superheroes such as Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman will appear together with the Muslim superheroes known as The 99 in a new comics series.

Muslim and US Superheroes Team Up in New Comics Series