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All Your Vanessa Davis in One Place

Contributing editor’s comic book makes year-end top-ten list

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Prominent culture Website Vulture sez that among the top ten comic books from 2010 is Vanessa Davis’s Make Me a Woman. Many of the confessional stories in the book were originally published in Tablet Magazine, where Davis is a contributing editor. After the jump, find them all!

“Safer Torah” Scroll theft: An investigation.

“Splendor” Remembering Harvey Pekar.

“Fast Forward” What’s next for the cartoonist.

“Can’t Buy Jappiness” The Christmas-ification of Hanukkah.

“My Generation” R. Crumb’s Genesis, loosely reviewed.

“Stick in the Mud” Mud-bathing + mother.

“Holy Rollin’” Happy Rosh Hashanah.

“Big Fun” Fat camp remembered.

“Vocation, All I Ever Wanted!” An illustrated résumé.

“All About My Mother’s Day” Published on Father’s Day!

“Jitters” On anxiety.

“Framed?!” Reporting from the Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival.

“Dyspeptic Academic” A paean (of sorts) to Jewish day school.

“Stranger in a Strange Land” California is another country.

“Crispy Christmas” A holiday in the sun.

“Purimpalooza” The story of a modern-day Esther.

“Girl, You’ll Be A Woman Soon” On the days before a bat mitzvah.

The Top Ten Comics of 2010 [Vulture]
Make Me A Woman [Amazon]

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Rachel says:

Hey Vanessa, I saw your work is going to be displayed in Toronto in February. Any chance of meeting you there? I offer my appreciation and hospitality. And congratulations!

Jean R. Langley~ Boys will be boys… and so will most men.


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All Your Vanessa Davis in One Place

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