Take Flight with the Second Annual Jewish Comics Experience Convention This November!

New York, NY – Assemble, fans and creators, and get ready to dive into the exhilarating world of comics and Jewish culture! JewCE: The Jewish Comics Experience convention and...
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New York, NY – Assemble, fans and creators, and get ready to dive into the exhilarating world of comics and Jewish culture! JewCE: The Jewish Comics Experience convention and the JewCE Awards are returning for their second spellbinding year. The excitement unfolds with the JewCE Awards on Saturday, November 9, 2024, at 6 PM, followed by the convention on Sunday, November 10, 9 AM – 7 PM. Brace yourselves for a weekend of epic proportions!

Discounted Early Bird Tickets for this superpowered event are on sale now!

 

JewCE Awards

This year’s JewCE Awards will be chaired by the esteemed Roy Schwartz, CNN pop culture historian and author of the bestselling Is Superman Circumcised? The Complete Jewish History of the World’s Greatest Hero. The awards promise to be a night of triumph and celebration of Jewish narrative art. Roy’s extensive credentials, including winning the 2021 international Diagram Prize, make him the ideal leader to navigate the galaxy of this year’s groundbreaking talents.

“It’s a privilege to champion the extraordinary talents behind this year’s nominations. We are not just celebrating stories; we are honoring the incredible impact of Jewish culture in comics,” said Schwartz.

The awards ceremony will offer attendees the opportunity to meet the creative forces behind this year’s nominated works, dive into their creative universes, and witness the crowning of this year’s comic champions. The judges for this year’s JewCE Awards are Paul Levitz, Jenny Caplan, Danny Fingeroth, Roy Schwartz, Samantha Baskind, Jeremy Dauber, Brian Michael Bendis, Karen Green, Barry Deutsch, and Rutu Modan.

 

JewCE Convention

The Jewish Comics Experience convention on Sunday will feature an array of attractions, including engaging with industry-leading comics creators and scholars through panel discussions and workshops, family-friendly activities, a silent auction of original art, and an expansive Artist Alley. Enthusiasts can explore the exhibit hall for exclusive comics, graphic novels, and unique merchandise, all celebrating the rich tapestry of Jewish culture.

Dr. Miriam Eve Mora, CJH Academic Director and Co-Creator of JewCE, shared her vision: “Each installment of this convention aims to amplify the voices of creators of diverse Jewish content to
entertain and inspire fans and future creators. We’re crafting a singularly unique convention which brings together the multiverse of Jewish comics, in which fans can unite, celebrate, and create.”

Last year’s event brought comic legends like Frank Miller and Trina Robbins to the stage, and while this year’s lineup of heroes and creators is still under wraps, the promise of another legendary assemblage (with many returning guests) is on the horizon.

For more information and to secure your tickets, visit jewce.org

Generous support provided by: Vishnick McGovern Milizio LLP – Attorneys at Law, Stand Up! Records, Torah Smash! The Podcast for Nerdy Jews, Be’Chol Lashon, and Dick Blick Art Materials.

About the Jewish Comics Experience: The Jewish Comics Experience is dedicated to highlighting Jewish stories and celebrating Jewish contributions to the comic book industry through its annual JewCE Awards and convention. By bringing together creators, fans, and industry insiders, JewCE creates a vibrant forum for sharing stories, art, and inspiration.

 

About the Center for Jewish History

The Center for Jewish History is the collaborative home of five in-house Partner organizations (American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva
University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research) whose collections comprise over five miles of archival documents in dozens of languages and alphabet systems, over 500,000 volumes of books, 9.1 million digital items, and thousands of artworks, objects, textiles, and recordings.

Ian Cullen is the founder of scifipulse.net and has been a fan of science fiction and fantasy from birth. In the past few years he has written for 'Star Trek' Magazine as well as interviewed numerous comics writers, television producers and actors for the SFP-NOW podcast at: www.scifipulseradio.com When he is not writing for scifipulse.net Ian enjoys playing his guitar, studying music, watching movies and reading his comics. Ian is both the founder and owner of scifipulse.net You can contact ian at: ian@scifipulse.net
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