In an industry that largely shuts everyone who isn’t a straight white male, Faith tries to kick the door open.
Syllabus: Notes from an Accidental Professor written and illustrated by Lynda Barry published in Oct. 2014 by Drawn & Quarterly Lynda Barry is best known as an… Read more “Syllabus”
Have you discovered this flourishing community yet? I’d like to hear about what you’ve found!
Here are some memoirs that sucked me in!
Today I got a chance to speak with author Mimi Pond. Pond is a cartoonist who started working in the 1980s, with work in National Lampoon,… Read more “Meet the Writer: Mimi Pond”
Liz Prince‘s first book, Will You Still Love Me If I Wet the Bed? (Top Shelf Productions, 2005), has been nominated for several awards, and received the… Read more “Meet the Writer: Liz Prince”
Because Prince wisely makes use of a drawing style and narrative that people will see themselves in, Tomboy is a powerful memoir that will have you turning pages just to see if it gets better–for her, and perhaps even for you.
Anya’s Ghost (First Second, 2011) is the celebrated graphic novel by Russian-American Vera Brosgol. The book is the story of a teenage girl named Anya, who believes she… Read more “Anya’s Ghost”
Step Aside, Pops by Kate Beaton is a collection of Hark! A Vagrant webcomics. The collection was published in 2015 by Drawn & Quarterly, though the webcomic started in… Read more “Step Aside, Pops”
“Are you non-compliant? Do you fit in your box? Are you too fat too thin too loud too shy too religious too secular too prudish too sexual… Read more “Bitch Planet”