Escher Girl Challenge · Feminism

Escher Girl Challenge: Let’s try it ourselves!

I’ve talked about the Escher Girl challenge before but Buzzfeed beat me to the punch on doing anything as crazy as trying the poses myself. They had staff try the poses, report the results, then photoshop the pics to make them look like the pictures. There’s a video and an interactive slide feature to compare the real photo to…… Continue reading Escher Girl Challenge: Let’s try it ourselves!


Review: Anya’s Ghost

Review: Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol, 221 pages, First Second Books, 2011. (Buy it on Amazon.) The front cover of Anya’s Ghost has Neil Gaiman hailing it as a masterpiece. The back cover continues with praise, calling the book “really sweet, really funny, and really scary.” One might be skeptical that a book could simultaneously be sweet and scary but Brosgol…… Continue reading Review: Anya’s Ghost

comic journalism · Comic news · References · Research

Link round-up: February 15

The past few weeks I’ve been finding a few great resources from everything from comics creation to comics journalism and collections. Now you can enjoy them too! Comics Journalism: Cartoon Movement Comics Journalism Dot Net Cartoon Picayune (a semi-annual magazine anthology of nonfiction comics) Drawing The Times Josh Kramer’s Top Nonfiction Comics of 2015 The Nib (which…… Continue reading Link round-up: February 15

Independent publishing

Cool collections of cool things: Zines edition

What a catchy title, eh? I love compendiums. I love compilations. I love collections and completed works and anthologies and a-whole-lot-of-stuff-by-people in one place. I also love poetry, art, and short stories/prose. Thus, zines are the best thing ever. Here’s a post with a collection of some neat places to find zines, the super duper pocket…… Continue reading Cool collections of cool things: Zines edition

Escher Girl Challenge

Escher Girl Challenge: Anything by Rob Liefeld ever [nsfw]

Rob Liefeld, one of the creators of Image Comics, is known for his…let’s call them “trademark” pieces of…let’s call them “art.” In fact, I am far, far from the only person to have written this blog post. There are tons of people that have written about Rob, to the point where I don’t think I need to even do any talking. However, I would be a fool…… Continue reading Escher Girl Challenge: Anything by Rob Liefeld ever [nsfw]