Its easy to feel self conscious about your body sometimes. Everybody does.
When I went up to the Toronto Comics and Art Fest, I came across Every/body in my search for comics, zines, or books that focus on gender, body issues, feminism, abuse, and similar topics. This sweet comic/zine culture anthology is all about becoming comfortable in your own skin (even though the cover model doesn't have any).
The 104-page book is filled with ... Read More
BY Dre Grigoropol
on Jun 07, 2013
Looking to have a grand old time this despite Tropical Storm Andrea’s wrath? The Grand Comics Festival is this weekend in Brooklyn. It is at the perfect time to be at a comics festival, which is from 11 am-7pm. This is where you’ll be able to find indie comics, zines, prints, get commissions, meet cartoonists, and more. This is the first time the festival is being held, and it will be at Bird River Studios on Grand ... Read More
BY Dre Grigoropol
on Apr 18, 2013
Robin Enrico is known for his quirky comic Jam In The Band, a story about a sassy all-girl band named Pitch Girl. He is a talented artist born from the multifaceted world of music and DIY culture. We yearn for more comics like Robin’s. Here is a recent interview with this indie cartoonist:
Dre: When I first saw your comic Jam In The Band online, I was really surprised to see your characters handling a flyer for a BUST magazine party. Could you please tell ... Read More
BY Teresa Lu
on Apr 04, 2013
It's the time of the year for MoCCA Fest! If you're a girl who's into comics, kick off the weekend at the 5th annual Drink and Draw Like A Lady event tomorrow night. There will be drinks and munchies and dozens of other comics enthusiast ladies. Feel free to bring sketchbooks, mini-comics, and business cards. The party's free of charge (but bring something to share if you like) and open to all ages!
Drink and Draw Like A LadyWhen: 7:30pm, Friday, April 5th, ... Read More
BY Amy Zimmerman
on Mar 07, 2013
Elias Ericson is a super talented Swedish artist whose comics appear on his Super Queer Artsy Blog. A lot of his work focuses on the dark humor that stems from how people react to his queer identity.
Elias' original comic
A while ago, Elias posted this comic, about what he interprets as the hypocrisy and narcissistic motives of many self-proclaimed LGBTQA allies. Apparently, a 9gag user reposted Elias’ comic, airbrushing out his text and disseminating his ... Read More