Our Sum­mer and Fall issue of Jew­ish Book World fea­tured a piece on the his­to­ry of Jew­ish graph­ic nov­els and comics books. You can now access the arti­cle here.

If you enjoy this arti­cle, you may want to check out the new Jew­ish Pub­li­ca­tion Soci­ety title From Krakow to Kryp­ton: Jews and Com­ic Books, by Arie Kaplan.

Orig­i­nal­ly from Lan­cast­er, Penn­syl­va­nia, Nao­mi is the CEO of Jew­ish Book Coun­cil. She grad­u­at­ed from Emory Uni­ver­si­ty with degrees in Eng­lish and Art His­to­ry and, in addi­tion, stud­ied at Uni­ver­si­ty Col­lege Lon­don. Pri­or to her role as exec­u­tive direc­tor, Nao­mi served as the found­ing edi­tor of the JBC web­site and blog and man­ag­ing edi­tor of Jew­ish Book World. In addi­tion, she has over­seen JBC’s dig­i­tal ini­tia­tives, and also devel­oped the JBC’s Vis­it­ing Scribe series and Unpack­ing the Book: Jew­ish Writ­ers in Conversation.