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

comic journalism · Feminism

Comic: Rape culture, victim blaming, and the lies we hear

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

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