Bonner Online-Bibliographie zur Comicforschung
Riemer, Nathanael: "Past Is Future. Gadi Pollack’s Haredi Comics." In: European Journal of Jewish Studies 10.1 (2016), S. 108–147.
Added by: joachim (01 Mar 2017 23:34:11 UTC) Last edited by: joachim (01 Mar 2017 23:39:30 UTC)
|Resource type: Journal Article
BibTeX citation key: Riemer2016
Email resource to friend
View all bibliographic details
Keywords: Israel, Judentum, Kinder- und Jugendcomics, Pollack. Gadi, Religion
Collection: European Journal of Jewish Studies
Views index: 10%
Popularity index: 2.5%
The 2000s have seen numerous comics conquer the devout Haredi book market in the USA as well as in Israel, sparking a boom which still remains largely unnoticed. The work of Gadi Pollack stands out due to its graphic quality and richness in technique and ideas. “His comics can be classified as a modern form of Musar literature, which is not only for ‘children’.” His comics will thus serve as a case study for the medium; a medium that is also the subject of Judaistic cultural studies and examined here for the very first time.