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  • Remember “Foreskin Man?” He’s baaack…

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    April 4, 2013 | 11:35 pm

    The comic book hero “Foreskin Man,” the muscle-bound and caped opponent of circumcision who first made headlines in 2011, has returned.

    The fourth issue was released on April 3, according to a press release from Matthew Hess, the anti-circumcision activist who was the behind...

  • Foreskin Man gets a new cartoon doppelganger: Smegma Man

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    July 26, 2011 | 1:27 pm

    When the second issue of “Foreskin Man” became public, the anti-circumcision comic book’s portrayal of a villainous Jewish ritual circumciser, Monster Mohel, generated accusations of anti-Semitism against the comic book’s creator and against the entire anti-circumcision—or...

  • Foreskin Man, meet Vulva Girl

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    June 29, 2011 | 1:24 pm

    A new issue of “Foreskin Man,” the anti-circumcision comic book whose treatment of a Jewish ritual circumciser was widely critiqued as anti-Semitic, hit the web on June 29. It introduces Vulva Girl, a female counterpart to the comic book’s blonde, buff, eponymous hero.