comic journalism · Queer comics

Monstrous Women in Comics: Early Webcomic Creators

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

Artist Features

An Artist a Week: Lye Lawrence

Week 33: Lye Lawrence “Love and Marrow” (2014) Find them on Gumroad, Behance, Storenvy, Twitter, or their website. Lye is an illustrator, designer, and comic artist from North Carolina. To quote their website, they like drawing “animals, energetic lines, and the occult.” What I particularly love about this artist is the vast diversity in their… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Lye Lawrence

Artist Features

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

Comic news

Sharing the spotlight: Upcoming non-Big-2 Comic-to-TV adaptations

It’s not really any secret that both Marvel and DC are racing to win the small screen audiences. It looks like there are murmurs of OTHER comic companies blooming onto the TV scene too, though! Here are some of them. Sex Criminals???? A deal signed by Matt Fraction and Kelly Sue DeConnick to convert some of… Continue reading Sharing the spotlight: Upcoming non-Big-2 Comic-to-TV adaptations

Artist Features

An Artist a Week: Maria Abagnale

Week 31: Maria Abagnale “Passione” Find her on Deviantart, Etsy, Tumblr, Instagram, Facebook, or her website. Maria Abagnale is an Italian artist specializing in painting, colored pencils, and underwater scenes. An ear tumor rendered her half deaf at a young age and she says the challenges because of this (including vertigo and struggling to understand people) she feels… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Maria Abagnale

Nonbinary Creators Project · Queer comics

Nonbinary Creators Project: Anna Archie Bongiovanni

My name is Anna Archie Bongiovanni. I’m a queer and genderqueer cartoonist and teacher based in Minneapolis. My work has been published online, in anthologies, in mini-comics, and graphic novels. I currently create a monthly webcomic called Grease Bats for Autostraddle.com about two queer bffs tackling homophobia, transphobia, and issues facing (and within) the queer… Continue reading Nonbinary Creators Project: Anna Archie Bongiovanni

Artist Features

An Artist a Week: Stjepan Sejic

Week 30: Stjepan Sejic (Rat Queen doodles) Find him on Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, or Deviantart. Stjepan Sejic is a Croatian artist most commonly with Image comics and currently working for Top Cow (partnered with Image). He’s married to fellow artist Linda Luksic Sejic. I discovered Stjepan during his run on Rat Queens, an incredible work tragically beset… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Stjepan Sejic