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People of the (Comic) Book

With: E. Lockhart , Roy Schwartz & Jaemi Loeb
Sunday, October 17th
Time: 12:15 pm
Location: Legacy II


People of the (Comic) Book
Presented by the JCC of Metro Detroit’s Detroit Jewish Book Fair
Join E. Lockhart, author of the new DC graphic novel Whistle, Roy Schwartz, author of Is Superman Circumcised, and moderator Jaemi Loeb, Senior Director of Cultural Arts at the JCC of Metro Detroit, for a deep dive into the history of Jews in comics. How does The Thing manage to light a menorah? How many Ruebens can Whistle eat at once? Are superheroes a Jewish trope? What was Jack Kirby’s real name? And, of course, is Superman circumcised?