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Excerpt: Motel Universe

Check out a 16 page excerpt from Joakim Dresher’s Motel Universe, released this week from Secret Acres. Continue reading

 

He Wanted Her Dead. She Turned It into Art: A Conversation with Vivek Shraya

In Death Threat, Shraya and artist Ness Lee turn a series of transphobic death threats–directed at Shraya herself–into a kaleidoscopic comic. Continue reading

 

Eight of the Eleven Defendants Dismissed from Pickrodt Lawsuit

New developments in the Cody Pickrodt case see eight of the eleven defendants dismissed, Alec Berry has the details Continue reading

 

“Comics Are the Best Way to Meet My Needs”: Sloane Leong Talks to Pao-yen Ding

Cartoonist and critic Sloane Leong has been speaking with the her fellow artists-in-residence at the Maison de Auteurs in Angouleme, France. This week, she spoke via email with Pao-yen Ding about why he chose comics, his efforts in interpreting his dreams, and how he used the residency. Continue reading

 

“We’re All Writing About Ourselves on Some Level”: A Conversation with Sophie Yanow

Talking to the creator of War of Streets and Houses about art styles, the dangers of navel-gazing memoir, and her webcomic, The Contradictions. Continue reading

 

“I Left with the Mission to Level Up”: Sloane Leong Talks to Glynnis Fawkes

Cartoonist and critic Sloane Leong has been speaking with the her fellow artists-in-residence at the Maison de Auteurs in Angouleme, France. This week, she’s speaking with Glynnis Fawkes about her comics work on black holes, literary titans and middle grade historical fiction. Continue reading

 

The Art of Juxtaposition: Botticelli and Karl Stevens

At Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Renaissance art is being exhibited with contemporary comics work. Continue reading

 

“What’s Next, Walmart?”: An Interview with Mary Fleener

Mary Fleener sits down with Alex Dueben to talk about Bille and the Bee, her wildly unique graphic novel about bees, the environment, and people who don’t pay attention. Continue reading