Author Archives: Robert Kirby

About Robert Kirby

Rob Kirby is a cartoonist based in Minneapolis. He has received the Xeric Grant & the Prism Queer Press Grant. Among his books are Curbside Boys, The Book of Boy Trouble, Volumes 1 & 2, the Ignatz Award-winning anthology QU33R, and The Shirley Jackson Project.

“A Fair Bit of Alchemy”: A Q&A with Luke Howard

The author of Talk Dirty to Me and Our Mother talks about teaching at CCS, anxiety disorders, and his creative process. Continue reading

 

“I Want Everything to Mean Something”: A Conversation with MariNaomi

Talking to the Turning Japanese creator about storytelling, promotion, traveling to Japan, and an atheist’s take on spirituality. Continue reading

 

“My Own Dyke-centric Flavor”: A Conversation with Jennifer Camper

The cartoonist, curator, and organizer discusses her early work in LGBT comics, tussles with publishers and readers over controversial content, and the founding of the Queers & Comics Conference. Continue reading

 

The Last Underground Cartoonist?: A Q&A with Robert Triptow

Talking to the longtime cartoonist and Class Photo creator about his origins, and his current creative renaissance. Continue reading

 

“One More Lens Through Which to Process the World”: A Horror-Filled Conversation with Josh Simmons

The Black River and Jessica Farm artist talks about horror, degrading day jobs, and the circus. Continue reading

 

Queers & Comics: The LGBTQ Cartoonists and Comics Conference

A comprehensive report of the events at the historic first Queers & Comics conference, where the crowds were sizeable, intergenerational, and international. Continue reading

 

What Was So Queer About Comics in 2014?

A look back at the year in LGBTQ comics Continue reading