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Wednesday, September 03, 2014

The Jewish Side of Baltimore Comic-Con 2014

Tomorrow (Sept. 5th) is the first day of the annual 3-day Baltimore Comic-Con being held at the Baltimore Convention Center. This year, there will be plenty of Jewish cartoonists and creators of Jewish-content stories in attendance. Please note that not all guests will be attending the convention on all days.

Among those who will be attending are :

* Comics Creators for Holocaust Education

* Joshua Stulman  is the author-illustrator of the comic book series Israeli Defense Comics and is a contributor to the forthcoming Jewish Comix Anthology.

* Dave Gibbons is the author-illustrator of the adaptation of "Sodom and Gomorrah" which was published in Outrageous Tales of the Old testament.

* Keith Giffen is the author of the Ragman miniseries that reintroduced the title character as a Jewish superhero and is also the creator of the characters Dreidel and Rabbi Zone, who both appeared in the pages of the last issue of the series The Heckler.

* Larry Hama is the author of the story "Words of Honor" in G.I Joe Special Missions #2.

* Dean Haspiel is the illustrator of Harvey Pekar's autobiography The Quitter.

* Paul Levitz is the author of "Tradition" in DC Comics' 9-11 September 11th 2001.

* Denny O’Neil is the author of the story " Night of the Reaper" in Batman #237.

George Perez is the illustrator of Wonder Woman #37 and #38 which had the character Rabbi Benjamin Hecht.

Paul Pope is the author-illustrator of the story "Berlin Batman" (in The Batman Chronicles #11), in which Batman is a Jewish painter named Baruch Wane.

* Ron Randall is illustrator of the first 2 issues of the comic book series Jewish Hero Corps.

* Joe Rubinstein is an illustrator of the 2nd Mendy & the Golem series and contributor to both Journeys : The Collected Edition and Balm in Gilead.

Louise Simonson is the co-author of issues of a Superman storyline (Superman : Man of Steel # 80-82), in which Superman went to the Warsaw Ghetto.

Herb Trimpe is the illustrator of the Incredible Hulk story "In the Shadow of the Golem" and is also the inker of the story "Words of Honor" in G.I Joe Special Missions #2.

* Rick Veitch is the author-illustrator of the series Maximortal. 

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