More about Dr. A. David Lewis

Instructor at MCPHS University & the President for the Comics for Youth Refugees Incorporated Collective (CYRIC)

Dr. A. David Lewis is a college educator and religious studies scholar, most recently co-editing Muslim Superheroes: Comics, Islam, and Representation with Martin Lund. He is also the co-editor of Graven Images: Religion in Comic Books and Graphic Novels as well as Digital Death: Mortality and Beyond in the Online Age. He has been featured in The Boston Globe, Publishers Weekly, Bostonia and on WAMU’s Interfaith Voices, VH-1, and Boston’s NPR affiliate WBUR. His current projects are writing the new adventures of the first Muslim superhero Kismet, Man of Fate for publisher A Wave Blue World and serving as President for the Comics for Youth Refugees Incorporated Collective (CYRIC), non-profit currently aimed at creating free comics for Syrian refugee children from their native folklore. Dr. Lewis also serves on the board of NuDay Syria and has expanded his work to include the field of Graphic Medicine, particularly the depiction and discussion of cancer in graphic novels.