Articles in Category: JT Waldman

Megillat Esther
The Graphic Novel by JT Waldman

Written on February 10, 2008

Megillat Esther by JT Waldman (2005) The Jewish Publication Society, Philadelphia

JT Waldman’s Megillat Esther is brash, loud and groundbreaking.  Created as a graphic novel it is the first time the megillah has been illustrated in this radical late 20th century art form.  Nonetheless, the question remains; can a comic book express the complexity of the Book of Esther?