Author Archives: Julia Gfrörer


Weird Sisters

Like the glowing negative afterimage that lingers behind a high-contrast photograph, evil can only be discerned within a climate of strict rules about what is proper and good. A look at comics by Andrew Pannell, Cathy G. Johnson, and GG. Continue reading

Man-Cat by Eric Haven

Internal Combustion

Blood sacrifices are made to appease the inescapable id in comics by Grant Snider, Sophie Franz, Eric Haven, and Luke Howard. Continue reading

Actual Trouble by Michael DeForge

Shadow Puppets

The first installment of a new monthly column, in which the cartoonist Julia Gfrörer uses principles of psychoanalysis, philosophy, and comparative mythology to deliberately overthink the symbolic language of comics.
Continue reading