I relate so much to Wendy in “Peter Pan,” because she has to grow up. She can’t be a kid forever.
The HBO documentary “Very Semi-Serious” focuses on the world of cartoonists, particularly its cartoon editor Bob Mankoff. Britta Lokting takes a look behind the scenes.
In need of Jewish ancestors? Liana Finck has some for you — just cut out and display!
From personal history to Forward classics, it was a rich year for Jewish women in comics. Michael Kaminer takes a look behind the bright colors.
Liana Finck visited Mmuseumm, which occupies an abandoned elevator shaft in Manhattan’s Chinatown. Her comic shows it as a place that seems heavenly — until you get too close.
The Forverts’ famous ‘Bintel Brief’ gets a second life in Liana Finck’s graphic adaptation of the advice column. And so does its creator Ab Cahan — as a ghost.
A Forverts reader wrote in 1907 that her life was terrible because her husband was ‘truly not a mensch.’ Liana Finck reimagines this story in graphic form.
Liana Finck uses pen and ink to review the new book, ‘Unterzakhn.’ She blushed at the title, which means ‘underwear,’ or ‘downtrodden people’ in Yiddish.
In 1906, Nasye Frug wrote to the Forverts about her life as a new wife and recent immigrant. Liana Finck reimagines this story in graphical form.
Earlier this week, Liana Finck let us peek behind the curtain at the source material for her comic based on A Bintel Brief. She showed us the first two pages and the second story. Her blog posts are being featured this week on The Arty Semite courtesy of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog Series. For more information on the series, please visit: