Author Archives: Monica Johnson

About Monica Johnson

Monica McKelvey Johnson is a writer, comic artist, and sitcom devotee living in Brooklyn, NY. She writes a monthly series for The Rumpus called Fresh Comics, publishes comics as Wool & Brick Press and is co-curating an exhibition in 2016 for the Interference Archive called Our Comics, Ourselves: Identity, Expression and Representation in Comic Art. You can find her on Twitter @woolandbrick.

Paper Girls

No one is writing about how four adult men came to create a successful comic book about four young girls. Continue reading


Today’s Feminist Comics: Why I Don’t Relate

It’s okay to be critical of the things you care about, and that’s the permission I’m giving myself to be critical of what are categorically called “feminist comics” these days. Continue reading