Category Archives: Cartooning & comics

New grotesque drawing from my sketchbook

I love drawing these!

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Guest Post At “A Moment Of Cerebus”

I’ve written a guest post at A Moment of Cerebus, a blog dedicated to the enormously influential but also very anti-feminist comic book “Cerebus.” My post is about the artistic ends of things, not the anti-feminism. Included in the post … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Ten Reasons We’re Against Unions!

[spoiler]Panel 1 Large lettering shows the title: Ten Reasons We’re Against Unions! Below the title lettering, a group of picketing workers can be seen. Most are just silhouettes, but three people in the foreground are drawn in more detail, and … Continue reading

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Character Design In Progress: Mirka’s Little Sister

After having let it lie a long time while I worked on other aspects, I’m back to working on the character design for Layele, Mirka’s little sister, for Hereville book 3.

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I will be appearing at Puyallup Library Mini-Con This Saturday!

It’s a free event! And I’m doing a presentation of my own at 3pm. Please come say hi if you’re in the area.

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Some intellectual and female-friendly comics to read

Someone asked me: My BFF’s boyfriend is into superhero comics which she finds too violent and too anti-feminist. She herself would like to find some more intellectual and female-friendly comics to read, as a way to share his interest in … Continue reading

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A flower’s memory of a bee

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Sketch: Mirka with Layele

Layele is one of Mirka’s sisters, and is about 6 years old. She really didn’t appear much in books 1 or 2, but is a major character in book 3. One thing I’m trying to do is make a different … Continue reading

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The Appeal of The X-Men Franchise

It too often boils down to, “Civil rights struggle stories are cool. If only they were about straight white people, then they’d be great!“

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Cartoon: The Federal Budget Is Just Like Your Family’s Budget!

[spoiler]Two women are talking, who I will call “Black Dress” and “Sneakers,” respectively. Panel 1 BLACK DRESS: The Federal government’s budget is just like a family budget! SNEAKERS: Really? Your family prints its own currency? Panel 2 BLACK DRESS: Well, … Continue reading

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