Why Moscow’s decision to ban Maus is wrong

Pulitzer Prize-winner Art Spiegelman has branded Russian bookstores’ decision to stop selling copies of Maus, his graphic novel about the Holocaust, the “harbinger of a dangerous thing”. The Russian authorities have moved to remove Nazi insignia ahead of the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Copies of Maus have been withdrawn…

Maus Banned In Russia For Its Cover

Art Spiegelman’s Pulitzer prize-winning graphic novel about the Holocaust, Maus, has some very memorable cover art. It pictures a pair of mice — representing Jews — huddling beneath a cat-like caricature of Adolf Hitler. Behind the feline Hitler is a large swastika! That last element has become a problem for Maus this spring. For Russian…