trina robbins

Retired underground cartoonist and current comics herstorian Trina Robbins has been writing graphic novels, books, and comics, many of them with Jewish subjects, for about half a century.  Her subjects have ranged from the Eisner nominated A Minyen Yidn, her adaptation of her father’s Yiddish book, to her graphic biography of Holocaust survivor Lily Renee, and her own teenage superheroine, GoGirl!  She’s won 3 or 4 Eisner Awards and was inducted into the Will Eisner comic book Hall of Fame in 2013, and the Wizard World Hall of Legends in 2017. She has been taking Yiddish classes for about 5 years and still can’t hold a conversation in Yiddish.