Tag: Mental Health

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Not Gaming: Always On My Mind

Recently, I haven’t had a lot of time to game. I don’t mean that I haven’t thumbed around on a phone game or two, because we all know I’m obsessed with certain brightly colored addictive interactives, but I mean really game. There’s just been too much going on, what with the US election, my dissolving health, and my…

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Mental Health & Comics: An Interview with Tee “Vixen” Franklin

Tee “Vixen” Franklin, known on Twitter as @MizCaramelVixen, creator of #BlackComicsMonth, is now overseeing an anthology of comics focused on mental health. She’s assembled an impressive list of comics professionals to contribute, including  Scott Snyder, Tess Fowler, Gail Simone, Paulina Ganucheau, Tini Howard, and others. Franklin has also been accepting submissions from creators who have mental…

Cover art by Chris Brunner, image courtesy Sweaty Palms.

Comics, Anxiety, and Capturing the Abstract: An Interview with the Creators of Sweaty Palms

We often read hoping to see a piece of ourselves reflected in stories, but it’s the surprising connections that can have the most impact. These connections are not always comfortable, but are often invaluable, such as Jennifer Gonzalez’s experience with depression and Katie O’Neill’s webcomic Mushrooms. Each time readers respond powerfully to comics such as O’Neill’s it…

Awesome Awards: Winners!

Voting has concluded and the results are in–here are your winners . Remember, the 2013 Awesome Awards were nominated  and voted by you. And you guys have good taste. Cartoonist — Noelle Stevenson Creator of Nimona and the upcoming Lumberjanes, you can find some of her other comics here.

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