• Crowdfunding Comics Roundup, April ‘18

    Crowdfunding Comics Roundup, April ‘180

    It’s April! The birds are chirping, the sun has returned to us, and Kickstarter season is in full swing. This month brings us a ton of new exciting projects, from a gorgeous riso-printed exploration of mental health as a freelancer to an own-voices celebration of a Sunday morning in the Bronx. Check them out!

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  • Finding Answers in Sophie Yanow’s What is a Glacier?

    Finding Answers in Sophie Yanow’s What is a Glacier?0

    What is a Glacier? Sophie Yanow Retrofit June 2017 In What is a Glacier? Sophie Yanow masterfully weaves together a trip to Iceland, a bad breakup, immigration woes, climate change, and anxiety about death into a 32 page meditation. “How do I get better at endings,” she asks herself midway through the book, and it’s

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  • Small Press Bites: IUDs, Dads, and Gangs

    Small Press Bites: IUDs, Dads, and Gangs0

    Here are three bite-sized reviews of some shorter books from the infinite to-read pile in my house. Keep an eye out for more round-up reviews as our small press coverage expands! Lovers in the Garden Anya Davidson Retrofit/Big Planet Comics Anya Davidson’s retro style is the star of in Lovers in the Garden, with bright

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  • Review: MariNaomi’s I Thought You Hated Me

    Review: MariNaomi’s I Thought You Hated Me0

    I Thought You Hated Me MariNaomi Retrofit/Big Planet Comics September 21, 2016 MariNaomi has had quite a year, hitting two different pillars of comics storytelling with Turning Japanese and the newer I Thought You Hated Me. I already talked about in my “Inspiring Women Comics Creators Today” contribution about how much I loved Turning Japanese.

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  • Review: Leela Corman’s We All Wish for Deadly Force

    Review: Leela Corman’s We All Wish for Deadly Force0

    We All Wish for Deadly Force Leela Corman Retrofit/Big Planet Comics June 2016 Disclaimer: A copy of this comic was provided by the publisher for review. We All Wish for Deadly Force is a collection of Leela Corman’s previously published short comics, one of which I’ve reviewed here on the site. Corman’s comics range from

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  • 2015 Ignatz Award Nominees

    2015 Ignatz Award Nominees0

    If the Eisner Awards are akin to the Academy Awards of the comics world, then the Ignatz Awards, presented at the annual Small Press Expo, is akin to the Sundance Film Festival. You’ll see some of the same professionals you see in mainstream comics (and many you haven’t…yet), but these projects are different. They’re innovative. Personal.

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