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100,000 views!

My animated timeline of the Middle Ages from my book Science: a Discovery in Comics has just hit 100,000 views on Youtube! I guess I should prepare for e-fame now! 😀 Fortunately, animators Jaltoid made this…

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Caz and Conzo in Cleveland

Yesterday, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland hosted an event with Joe Conzo and Grandmaster Caz. Both have actually a connection to “Ghetto Brother“. Caz was the frontman of the hip hop…

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Jomix

JOMIX — Jewish Comics; Art & Derivation Tuesday, March 10, 2015│6:00-7:30pm Guest speakers: Karen Green, Graphic Novel Librarian, Columbia University
. Joel Silverstein and Richard McBee, Exhibit Curators, Jewish Art Salon. Location: UJA-Federation of New York,…

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Family Secrets

Marranos‘ (Spanish: [maˈranos]) were originally Jews living in the Iberian Peninsula who converted or were forced to convert to Christianity, some of whom may have continued to practice Judaism in secret. Read more about Ghetto…

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Bambaataa

“The gang truce back in the early seventies with Brother Benjy, with the Ghetto Brothers, Black Spades, the Savage Skulls, the Savage Nomads, Seven Immortals, the Reapers, Turbans, with all the major street organizations, was…

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Friday the Thirteenth

This comic about Friday the Thirteenth was made in 2007 for children’s magazine Jippo. I wrote the script, and Belgian colleague Floris De Smedt made the drawings – and added so much fun to it by…

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Photographs

In 2010, I photographed Benjamin Melendez for the Swiss magazine “tachles”. We met in his old neighborhood, the former Ghetto Brother turf, and he told me his story. It all started with these photographs. Five…

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