Posts Tagged: Comics
There are lots of inappropriate places to take selfies. A cemetery is usually one of those places. But in her monthly column for Catapult, “No Filter,” writer and artist Kate Gavino talks about her parents and their odd penchant for what she calls “cemetery selfies,” and discovers they might not be so unusual after all....more
At ComicsAlliance, Jon Erik Christianson interviews creator Phil Jimenez on queer representation in comics and Jimenez’s work in changing what radical queer representation means to comics audiences....more
Some find it strange that a person known for her novels and poetry would take to writing comic books called Angel Catbird. But I myself don’t find it very strange.
Read an excerpt from the talented Margaret Atwood’s first graphic novel, Angel Catbird, due out in September, over at The Walrus....more
Where in the world did Cathy G. Johnson come from, and why isn’t Gorgeous a much longer book? That’s what I want to know. This book is so good it makes me hate Johnson a little bit for making it only sixty pages....more
I send my scripts to at least three trans people every time, to make sure I am not speaking incorrectly, and that I am touching on points that would be realistic. It helps very much that our colourist, Tamra Bonvillain, is a trans woman.
Countering our culture’s disregard for all things elderly, comics have become a medium of choice for celebrating the lives of our oldest and wisest generation. Bird in a Cage (Conundrum Press, 2016) joins a growing roster of graphic novels about the elderly that explore how much they are loved, how rich and complicated their lives are, and how difficult it can be to say goodbye to them....more
Ricochet Editions is looking for your comics!
The small press, run by PhD students in the Literature & Creative Writing Program at USC, is accepting submission for graphic novellas and short story collections until June 1st. All manuscripts should be 50-100 pages, and should be submitted in the form of a black and white paginated PDF....more
For Threadless.com’s new monthly Women & Comics interview series, Gina H. Prescott speaks to cartoonist/writer/historian Julia Wertz. Wertz discusses her autobiographical comics; her historical and cityscape comics for the New Yorker and Harper’s; and offers advice to young artists and writers on incorporating personal material into their work....more