• Strangers in Paradise Rantrospective Part 1: She Will Never Break This Chain

    Strangers in Paradise Rantrospective Part 1: She Will Never Break This Chain1

    Content Warning: this retrospective mentions abuse and sexual assault If I were to do a quick Google search, I could find webcomics featuring anything I can imagine: gay centaur Westerns, wild overarching epics with diverse casts, and autobiographical tales featuring authors of almost every gender, sexuality, and race. While comic books on the direct market keep

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  • Mana: Priya Huq’s Comic Full of Water

    Mana: Priya Huq’s Comic Full of Water0

    It was raining heavily when I walked, under leafy trees and through the neighborhood park, to pick up my copy of Priya Huq’s Mana: 1st Volume. Primarily available as a free-to-read webcomic, Mana follows Samudra, a young khandati (swordsperson) who must journey from her mountain home so that she may find what she saw in

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  • Kickstart Your April – 6 Crowdfunded Comics to Check Out

    Kickstart Your April – 6 Crowdfunded Comics to Check Out0

    If you’re feeling burned out on big comics publishers, or just want to add some new names to your “to-read” list, then crowdfunded campaigns might have exactly what you never knew you were looking for. But the pool of crowdfunded books is deep and sometimes hard to navigate–hence this new column! This month’s round-up features

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  • Jane Mai Is an American Hero

    Jane Mai Is an American Hero0

    Memoirists, unsurprisingly, often retell moments of their lives to extract a lesson from their experiences. It is natural to use the act of writing or talking about yourself to generate meaning, but lately I’ve been wondering if building narratives out of one’s own incomplete life can be dangerous. We all have, at one time or

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  • Let Me Live Through You: Go To Safari Festival

    Let Me Live Through You: Go To Safari Festival0

    Safari Festival is August 27th–this upcoming Saturday. And, it being in London, which is far away and tricksy once you get there, I can’t go. Can you go? If you want to, you should. Here’s the sell! Safari is run by Breakdown Press. Like their comic output, it is curated. Breakdown Press are the sort of people

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