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“What comics can I get my kid?”

Happy holidays, everyone! I’ve been asked several times by friends with kids what comics I recommend for them, and I thought I would make a list of some of my favorites to recommend! A few disclaimers: I don’t have kids. That seems like an important disclaimer. I haven’t read everything on this list. However, I…… Continue reading “What comics can I get my kid?”

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What’s on your pull list?

It occurs to me that I haven’t talked much lately here about what I’m personally reading. (I do often tweet about it if you follow me on twitter!) Some things on my radar (and my current pull list) right now: Snotgirl, by Bryan Lee O’Malley (of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World) and Leslie Hung. It’s…… Continue reading What’s on your pull list?

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Comix Creators Feature: Sam Pedrazoli

“Yo I’m sam, spaghetti-based artist from florida. I’m a 21 year old pansexual NB noodle who’s been dabbling in art for about 10 years. Pronouns don’t matter to me as long as the person i’m speaking with understands my identity.” What do you do? (Write, draw, edit, publish, promote etc.) How did you get started…… Continue reading Comix Creators Feature: Sam Pedrazoli

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An Artist a Week: Kevin Wada

Week 32: Kevin Wada “The Wicked + The Divine #23 variant cover” Find him on Twitter, Tumblr, Deviantart, Instagram, InPrnt, Facebook, or his website. I didn’t know the name of Kevin Wada until I heard about his Scarlet Witch redesign, a stunning combination of art, comics, and fashion that, well, stunned me. It was so…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Kevin Wada

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An Artist a Week: “HR-FM”

Week 27: “HR-FM” “K2” (2015) Find him on his website, Deviantart, Twitter, Eyes on Walls, or through his agent Dig Me Out. Japanese artist “HR-FM” is a digital print maker who creates for the motto “the fossil which future people may dig.” In this, he creates intricately-detailed, brightly-colored large scale prints, often involving cityscapes. His work…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: “HR-FM”

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Comix Creator Feature: Mehitabel “Mattie” Glenhaber

I am a self-published cartoonist and student of Comparative Media Studies at MIT. I hail from the Boston area (specifically, my true hippie/hipster homeland Somerville.) I make all sorts of comics ranging from horror to absurdist sci-fi and surreal memoirs, and I get really excited about weird formats for print comics (choose your own adventure…… Continue reading Comix Creator Feature: Mehitabel “Mattie” Glenhaber

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An Artist a Week: Trungles

Week 22: Trungles “The Moon” (2015) Find him on Twitter, Tumblr, Deviantart, Tapastic, Patreon or Gumroad (where you can download comics and sketchbooks). Trungles is a comic artist who I have been following on twitter for a while and admire greatly. Not only is he an incredible artist, but he’s also clearly a person with his heart…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Trungles

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Comix Creator Feature: Bugbyte of Radio Chio

“I’m Bugbyte or just Bug! I’m from Buffalo, New York, and I’ve been making comics since 2004. My best known comics are Messenger and Follower, which are two long-form science fiction comics that take place in the same universe, but I also make lots of other little comics. I’ve contributed comics to anthologies like Blank…… Continue reading Comix Creator Feature: Bugbyte of Radio Chio

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Comix Creator Feature: Megan Rose “Rosalarian” Gedris

I’m Megan Rose Gedris, AKA Rosalarian. I live in Chicago. My work includes YU+ME: dream, Meaty Yogurt, I Was Kidnapped by Lesbian Pirates from Outer Space, as well as contributions to Filthy Figments, Smut Peddler, and various other publications. My website is rosalarian.com. What do you do? (Write, draw, edit, publish, promote etc.) How did…… Continue reading Comix Creator Feature: Megan Rose “Rosalarian” Gedris

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Comix Creator Feature: Rhiannon Rasmussen-Silverstein

I’m Rhiannon Rasmussen-Silverstein, @charibdys on Twitter. I’m an author, illustrator, and print consultant; more about me and my works can be found at my website. What do you do? I’m an author, illustrator, prepress technician, and print consultant right now; I’ve also done editing, lettering, flatting, hand-pulled printmaking, and published a few anthologies as a…… Continue reading Comix Creator Feature: Rhiannon Rasmussen-Silverstein

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Comix Creator Feature: Jensine Eckwall

Jensine Eckwall is an illustrator based out of Brooklyn, New York. She graduated from the School of Visual Arts in 2013, and has since worked with the New York Times, Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, NYU, and others. She has several middle-grade book covers set to release in 2016 as well as a full-length…… Continue reading Comix Creator Feature: Jensine Eckwall