Lockhart wanted to “create a hero whose heritage and ethnicity were important to the way she thought about being a hero.”
‘As a trans, Deaf, Jewish POC, I have always reminded myself of the power in my differences,’ the actor said.
Fresh off directing the major undertaking “A Wrinkle In Time,” DuVernay is turning to comics.
It’s Natioanl Superhero Day! Here are 12 things you may not know about your favorite comic book icons — and the Jews who created ‘em.
The heirs of Superman co-creator Joe Shuster do not have the right to reclaim copyrights to the popular character, a federal judge ruled.
We Jews like to pride ourselves on the many things we’ve invented: the ballpoint pen, blue jeans, and the atomic bomb, to name a few. (How about the theory of relativity — does that count?) We’ve also had a strong hand in shaping the world of modern entertainment, helping to build Hollywood, create the modern sitcom, and, not least important, invent that beloved American lowbrow figure, the comic book superhero. Whether you consider it a feat or a flaw, Jews dreamed up Superman, the Fantastic Four, Spider Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, the X-Men — in other words, nearly every big-name character that came to life during the Golden (late 1930s–1940s) and Silver (late 1950s–1970) Ages of comics.