Shay Charka is a comics artist, caricaturist, puppet designer for TV shows and illustrator. Shay regularly publishes a comic series in a children’s magazine. So far he has created 10 comics albums. Every week the newspaper Makor Rishon publishes his drawings and caricatures. Shay Charka also illustrates books for a wide range authors who publish in various publishing houses, and he also creates puppets and figures for television programs and commercials, as well as working as caricaturist on the Israeli Channel 1 weekly youth magazine. We wrote about him in The Forward here.
Shay Charka Blogspot
Shay Charka’s work features regularly in the newspaper Makor Rishon, illustrating other stories and offering Shay’s comment on current affairs. We reproduce here English translations of his work, constantly updating as Shay continues to create!
Over the Line – מעבר לקו
Working together with Shay Charka, we translated several of the cartoons that feature in his book Over the Line. The graphic novel follows a cartoonist, Charter, who moves to live in a settlement over the Green Line, in what the world tells him are the Occupied Territories.