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Monday, September 15, 2014

The Jewish Side of Rose City Comic Con 2014

On Sep. 20th, the Rose City Comic Con will take place at the Oregon Convention Center. Writers and artists who have worked on "Jewish comic stories" (ones which have at least one Jewish character in them) will be in attendance.

Among those who will be at the show are :

Mike Baron is the illustrator of many Nexus stories. One of the main characters in Nexus is Judah Maccabee aka "The Hammer".

Dark Horse Comics is the publisher of The New Two Fisted TalesCriminal Macabre : Feat of Clay, the comic book series Cud Comics (which, in issue #4, included the story "Ben Dordia's Confession"), The Amazing Adventures of The EscapistThe EscapistsBreath of Bones: A Tale of the Golem, and a hardcover edition of Fagin the Jew.

Joe Infurnari is the cartoonist who wrote and illustrated "Working Girl Golem", which is reprinted in The Jewish Comix Anthology.

* Karl Kesel is the author of the story "Remembrance of Things Past" (Fantastic Four #56).

* Scott Kurtz is the author-illustrator of PVP, the Eisner-award-winning online comic strip which once made a joke about the Superman Returns movie being "a Jewish conspiracy to convince Christians that Jesus was gay."

Miriam Libicki is the author-illustrator of the autobiographical jobnik!series and is a contributor to The Jewish Comix Anthology.

* Scott Lobdell is the author of stories which appeared in X-Men #-1  and Uncanny X-Men #319-321, all of which dealt with Magneto's past.

Jim Mahfood is the author-illustrator of Grrl Scouts.

Dylan Meconis is the author-illustrator of the webcomic Family Man, about a Jewish academic named Luther Levy, who was unable to defend his dissertation because he was not Christian.

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

Steve Rude is the author of many Nexus stories. One of the main characters in Nexus is Judah Maccabee aka "The Hammer".

Professor Ben Saunders is the author of Do The Gods Wear Capes: Spirituality, Fantasy, and Superheroes.

G. Willow Wilson is the author of the graphic novel Cairo.

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