When Snotgirl launched from Image, writer Bryan Lee O’Malley was the “name” coming off of Scott Pilgrim and Seconds, but the book’s co-creator and artist Leslie Hung made it clear from the start that she was an equal partner, whose style and approach have been key to the book’s success. The second collection of Snotgirl, […]
“This isn’t about Trump. It’s about the whole system leading up to the situation where we now have a Trump…”
One of Top Shelf’s recent releases – Gumballs – wasn’t a graphic novel but a new comics series. A quarterly series from the young cartoonist Erin Nations, the first issue contains multiple stories and illustrations that range from the humorous to the emotionally fraught. Nations talks openly about being transgender, while other stories involve growing […]
Lauren Purje studied fine art, but in recent years she’s best known for making comics about the art world – most importantly about what it means to be an artist, especially a young artist. Her comics sometimes feel like editorials on the state of the art world, others come off like self-help and self-care, while […]
In recent years, Paco Roca has established himself as one of the bright lights of Spanish cartooning and the world. Perhaps best known for his 2007 graphic novel Wrinkles about a group of elderly residents in a home that deals in beautiful and heartbreaking ways with dementia and other issues.