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

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.


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