Tagged graphic novels

Meet Brian Bendis, the man who killed Spiderman

Left to right, the final issue of the "Ultimate Spider-Man" featuring Peter Parker and the first issue featuring Miles Morales. (Courtesy Marvel Comics)

NEW YORK (JTA) — Spiderman heroically dispatched countless foes since he arrived on the scene in 1962. Nearly a half-century later, Brian Michael Bendis managed to kill him. In 2000, Bendis was hired to write Ultimate Spiderman, a modern-day retelling of the classic Spiderman story. More than 10 years, 160… Read more »

Behind the mouse mask: Art Spiegelman talks about ‘MetaMaus’

Art Spiegelman answers questions at a book talk in Los Angeles about the 25th anniversary of his Pulitzer Prize-winning ‘Maus’ series and the new book and DVD ‘MetaMouse.’ (Micah Cordy)

  Wearing a three-piece suit and looking more elder statesman than the artist he is, Art Spiegelman was addressing an audience of about 100 at the high-toned Soho House on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood. The occasion was the taping of a conversation with book scholar Michael Silverblatt,… Read more »