Daaaamn! Your work is so solid! And like all great artists you make it look easy! Rad to the degree of Epic! You have just gained a life long fan.
Oh wow, thank you so much! Any illusion of ease my work might have has come from years of lost sleep and blood pacts, but I really enjoy what I do and I’m very much motivated by wanting to share it with others.
I hope you enjoy the updates I’ve got planned for later this week!
hello! it was so great to meet you at SPX! I haven't completely sat down and read your comic yet (so sad) but it looks so beautiful and I'm very excited to read it once I get back to my actual home (still many hours to drive back to ohio) I shall definitely look out for you at upcoming cons so I can buy chapters two and three (when its out). Good luck and hope to see you again!
Aw, thank you so much, cutie! It was great to meet you! I really hope you like the comic, because part two (in my own opinion) is lightyears better and I’m really excited about debuting the third part in the spring (there are many fun things to draw in it hahaha).
I hope you have a safe journey home and get some solid post-con R&R. That show was both amazing and exhausting!
Oh gosh, i'd love to buy that book (I already have part one) but i'm Canada! Do you plan on selling a few online as well?
Yes! I will be making them available online as soon as possible. I will keep everyone up to date. There may even be digital copies available, and I am doing the research into that as soon as this weekend is over!
Thank you so much!
I just got into the Marriott here in Bethesda. I am in comics cutie BLISS, let me tell you!
In under two weeks at San Diego Comic Con, the 2013 Eisner Awards will be announced. And while I can’t say if this is the first time it’s happened, there is at least one woman nominated in most categories. The exceptions are for the most part based in the distant past of gender disparity in comics (Best Archival Collection/Project - Strips and Comic Books), a dearth of translated European material (Best U.S. Edition of International Material)
By far, women dominate the Early Readers award, which is very enheartening with regards to acclimating the youngest generation to the ubiquity of women in comics
There are still some strange oversights: no nominations for Fiona Staples as an artist, for Amanda Conner at all, and only one female colorist nominated when Jordie Bellaire, Bettie Breitweiser, Rachelle Rosenberg, Laura Martin, and Laura Allred have all worked regularly.
Still, it’s an impressive show of recognition for women in comics, and hopefully the sign of a regular upward trend. And I’m personally excited to see that Shelli Paroline, my fellow Boston Comics Roundtable member, nominated multiple times for her work on Adventure Time!
The full list of female nominees are under the cut.
As a quick correction, the female artists on Spera: Vol. 1 are Kyla Vanderklugt, Hwei, Emily Carroll, Jordyn F. Bochon, Cécile Brun and Leela Wagner. Vol. 2 has Kyla, Baru, Julia, Anna, Polly and Kris Mukai.
It’s pretty exciting to be on a list like this with Emily, Kyla, Cécile, Hwei, and Leela!
Comics are changing! It’s an exciting art form to be involved in. I do think it’s evolving for the better and slowly becoming more inclusive and diverse. Which is wonderful and inspiring.