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As comic books entered their golden age in the 1930s and 1940s, the most iconic superheroes were products of those troubled times, even taking on Adolf Hitler and his Nazi henchmen before the Americans did.
"The point of the exhibition isn't to say comics are a Jewish speciality," said Anne Helene Hoog, one of the curators.
"Rather, it looks at the question why so many Jews became comic artists, and what issues preoccupied them."
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