Meanwhile… Lyra Hill

Meanwhile… Lyra Hill

In comics in the US, there is a prevailing stigma of creators being misanthropic shut-ins. A stereotype that afflicts not only content but creators’ self-hood alike, and an identity which is defensibly bunk. I first met Lyra Hill during a class we had together...
How We Work: An Interview With Sara Drake

How We Work: An Interview With Sara Drake

Guest post by A.Martinez I was introduced to the work of Sara Drake at my first Brain Frame event, March 2012. Brain Frame is an event series that invites comic artists to explore the performative side of their work. That night, Sara’s shadow puppet performance...
Meanwhile… CAKE!

Meanwhile… CAKE!

This weekend marks the second annual Chicago Alternative Comics Expo, fondly known to comics creators and fans alike as CAKE. For two days out of the year, artists and publishers from all over the US, Canada and beyond congregate in Chicago to share and shop-talk...