Alenka Figa is a queer librarian and intense cat mom. She spends her days reading zines and indie comics, and twittering about D&D podcasts at @alenkafiga.
CONTENT WARNING: This article discusses eating disorders. A review copy of this book was provided by the artist. One of the most thrilling parts of being a webcomics fan is watching an artist grow as they complete a project. It’s exciting to see someone’s style evolve over time, and to speculate on how they’re findingREAD MORE
Alison Bechdel: Conversations Rachel R. Martin (Editor) University Press of Mississippi October 18, 2018 Where do we need to go, and how far have we come? This, perhaps, is the question a good, earnest reader would ask when diving into Rachel R. Martin’s Alison Bechdel: Conversations, a collection of interviews with the queer comics legend.READ MORE
The Breakaways Cathy G. Johnson (Writer and artist) and Kevin Czap (Colorist) First Second March 2019 Faith just started middle school, and on her very first day, she joined the soccer team—but not because she’s a confident go-getter. She maybe did it because Amanda, the pretty upperclassman who handed her the clipboard, is really coolREAD MORE
Like many comics readers of my generation, I’m a product of the 90s manga boom and the subsequent middle grade graphic novel boom – I love slice of life, and I love memoir! This reading history may be why Hourly Comics Day is so popular. Hourlies are a mishmash of both genres, but with anREAD MORE