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    Alenka Figa

    Alenka Figa is a queer, feminist librarian. She spends her days thinking about how to effectively sing to babies and twittering about comics and her cat at @alenkafiga.

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  • Hungry Ghosts Left Me Hungry for Context

    Hungry Ghosts Left Me Hungry for Context0

    Hungry Ghosts #1 Anthony Bourdain (writer), Joel Rose (writer), Alberto Ponticelli (artist), Vanessa Del Rey (artist), Jose Villarrubia (colorist), Sal Cipriano (letters), Paul Pope (cover art) Dark Horse 31 January, 2018 I can’t pinpoint exactly when I fell in love with Japanese horror. There’s a solid chance it happened when I stumbled across the anime

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  • CATS! A Celebration of Hourly Comics Day 2018

    CATS! A Celebration of Hourly Comics Day 20180

    I love Hourly Comics Day! On February 1st, many cartoonists take to Twitter or Instagram to draw comics detailing what happened during each hour of their day. There are no rules regarding format, style or consistency; some draw on post-it notes, take pictures of their sketchbooks, do fully shaded, multi-panel comics – anything goes! Hourlies,

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