Readers of the blog know that my main focus is to highlight comic creators making cool things. Previously this has included female and nonbinary creators (with “nonbinary” here being an umbrella term). These features have often included creators who happened to also be LGBTQIA, PoC, or other minorities (deviated from the Christian “norm” of so…… Continue reading Blog News: Inclusivity, expanding horizons, and more content!
It’s done! 2016 is done! I will choose to only speak personally/in terms of career etc. in this post, because otherwise this post will drag on for two more years of introspective about life and my country and such. In 2016, I created this blog. Since then: 2,736 people visited 124 posts were made 47 An…… Continue reading 2016 review / 2017 and on
I recently submitted something to the Call For Papers for Monstrous Women in Comics (which you can still submit to until 5 pm tomorrow, September 1!) and it got me thinking a lot about the idea of “monstrous” women–those who deviate, highlight, and live on the boundaries of what is acceptable in comics. We’re talking queer…… Continue reading Monstrous Women in Comics: Early Webcomic Creators
I’ve been working alongside good friend and very talented artist Lily Franklin to create a teaching comic about rape culture, victim blaming, myths in our culture, and how to fix it. It’s been an adventure, for sure. I’ve gotten advice from three great comic writers and revised the layout of this thing more times than I…… Continue reading Comic: Rape culture, victim blaming, and the lies we hear
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