Tag Archives: jewish characters

Aviva and the baklava

Aviva, the working-class, bisexual chef turned royal mistress, as drawn by Jane Dominguez. Here we see her in a scene from Climbing the Date Palm in which she works all night by herself to accomplish a seemingly impossible task just to ensure … Continue reading

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I love dragons (but most of all this one!)

Rivka and her dragon from The Second Mango — because sometimes a dragon just needs a hug from a five-foot-eleven Yiddish-speaking warrior woman. There is more I could say about this picture, but it would be spoilery. Drawn by yeaka, who is awesome.

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Family portrait

The four main characters of The Second Mango and its sequels, as drawn on commission by akidoodles. Here is her commission info. Queen Shulamit, the cuddly intellectual lesbian star of the series, is the one in the lower right corner.   This picture goes up … Continue reading

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In Aviva’s kitchen

Queen Shulamit fell in love with Aviva, the cook who figured out how to safely navigate her multiple food allergies. Now Aviva’s kitchen house is gluten-free, chicken-free, and judgment-free; the ultimate Safe Space, just like Aviva’s arms. (Characters from The … Continue reading

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The wizard Isaac, “video-game style”

Isaac is the middle-aged wizard who taught my warrior woman Rivka how to swordfight, before accidentally falling in love with her because she got so good at it. He’s mysterious and secretive, and speaks in an unusually deep and resonant voice. He … Continue reading

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