Archive for July, 2011

Check us out on Yeshiva U Museum’s web site!

Posted in Uncategorized on July 29, 2011 by michaelkaminer

A nice blurb about Graphic Details is up on Yeshiva University Museum‘s web site.  We open there on September 22.  And if you haven’t seen the Forward‘s page about the show, check it out!

In the (recording) studio with Laurie Sandell

Posted in Uncategorized on July 25, 2011 by michaelkaminer

The extremely fabulous Laurie Sandell joined us in the Forward’s recording studio today to voice over pages from her acclaimed debut graphic novel The Impostor’s Daughter.  We’re proud to feature original pages from the book as part of Graphic Details.

Laurie’s voice, as well as the voices of several artists, will become part of a very cool interactive feature in our Yeshiva University Museum run.  Stay tuned.

Thanks to the Forward‘s Nate Lavey for the photo.  The Forward, as you know, is our sponsor.

Katin, Lasko-Gross, Schrag, Weinstein: Yeshiva U. Museum to host all-star “Graphic Details” panel, Sunday, October 23

Posted in Uncategorized on July 23, 2011 by michaelkaminer

It’s a couple months away, but we’re so excited about our all-star lineup for a panel on Sunday, October 23 that we had to share.

Miriam Katin, Miss Lasko-Gross, Ariel Schrag, and Lauren Weinstein will join a moderator TBA at Yeshiva University Museum for what promises to be an amazing evening.

Stay tuned for details!

September 22 opening for “Graphic Details” at NYC’s Yeshiva University Museum

Posted in Uncategorized on July 18, 2011 by michaelkaminer

Mark your calendars, set your iPhones, etc… Graphic Details will open September 22 at NYC’s Yeshiva University Museum, 15 W. 16th Street in Manhattan.

The Forward is the sponsor of Graphic Details, and has generously published our beautiful catalog.

Coming to San Diego ComicCon: “Jews ‘n’ Comics: A Past & Present History”

Posted in Uncategorized on July 11, 2011 by michaelkaminer

San Diego ComicCon takes place in a couple of weeks.  Organizers have unveiled a huge array of programming, including this intriguing “Jews-and-comics” session on Sunday 7/24:

“12:00-1:00 Jews ‘n’ Comics: A Past & Present History— From Ben Grimm to The Golem and more, comic book historian and illustrator Arlen Schumer (The Silver Age of Comic Book Art) surveys the specifically Jewish creation of the American superhero and its antecedents in older, ancient myths, as well as the significant contributions Jews have made to the evolution of comic book art in the 20th and 21st centuries — including his own superhero creation, Captain Israel!”

More at ComicBookResources.

“Where have Jewish villains gone?”

Posted in Uncategorized on July 7, 2011 by michaelkaminer

Shylock, Magneto….. They just don’t make Jewish villains they way they used to, says YNetNews.

Miriam Katin among luminaries profiled in Kurt Anderson/Sarah Burstein’s “Spark”

Posted in Uncategorized on July 6, 2011 by michaelkaminer

Mazel tov to Graphic Details artist Miriam Katin, one of the luminaries in Spark, a new book in which NPR Studio 360 host Kurt Anderson and producer Julie Burstein talk to artists about the creative process.

Miriam sounds shocked that she’s included in such illustrious company (Chuck Close, Isabel Allende, Patty Lupone, others). We’re not.  More

Annie Sprinkle reviews Chester Brown’s “Paying for It” in this week’s NY Times Book Review

Posted in Uncategorized on July 3, 2011 by michaelkaminer

Performer, activist, and human-sexuality PhD Annie Sprinkle is one of our heroines, so we were thrilled to see her review Chester Brown’s Paying for It in this week’s NY Times Book Review.

Annie, of course, was born Ellen Steinberg in Philadelphia.

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