Comic Books and their Creators: a lecture / workshop

YCROP and Jewish Art Salon invite you to:

Illustrated lecture & workshop

Sunday May 18, 12-2 PM. Join us for brunch!

From the creation of Superman to Maus and The Rabbi’s Cat, Jews have played a fundamental role in the comics industry and Jewish themes have come up in the most unlikely of places. This lecture  highlights 80 years of comic book history and the impact of Judaism upon it.

Make your own comic book page! Participants will receive sheets of drawing vellum, pencils and markers, as personal narratives will be explored. No art experience necessary!

Presenter: Joel Silverstein in conjunction with his exhibit Superheroes, Autobiography & Religion.

12:00 Buffet brunch (bagels & vodka) - view the Superheroes art exhibit

12:30 Lecture / workshop. No art experience necessary.

$8 with paypal (paypal email address:

Limited seating! Paypal reservations recommended.
$10 Cash at door (RSVP to

Hadas Gallery, Rohr Center at the Pratt Institute.
541 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11205
(between Steuben & Emerson, across from the Pratt Store).
Phone: 718 866 6815


Program made possible through the COJECO Center Without Walls initiative, sponsored by the UJA-Federation of NY and Genesis Philanthropy Group.

This event is a collaboration between YCROP, (Young Creative Russians Online Portfolios) and the Jewish Art Salon.

Buses B54, B62 to Myrtle Ave & Steuben St.
G Train to Classon Ave: Exit near intersection of CLASSON Ave and LAFAYETTE Ave. Start out going North on CLASSON Ave towards DEKALB Ave.
Keep going. Turn left onto MYRTLE Ave.

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