Youth in Decline‘s long-running series Frontier is coming back after a nine month hiatus. For those who may not have encountered Frontier yet, is a quarterly comic series focusing on a single artist whose either an up and coming talent, an international artist or an established artist doing a singular project of interest. The format remains the […]
There’s a fantastic moment in Rebecca Sugar’s latest Frontier issue, when Sugar recalls her obsession with 90’s cartoons. She describes how, now that she’s creating cartoons, she is in a way perpetuating that cycle by enthralling people to her work. Sugar is the creator of the popular cartoon Steven Universe. This acknowledgement that her silly obsession with the […]
I’m a new father. My wife and I welcomed our first child in May and our lives have been a roller coaster ever since. Things have been though for months prior to that, the early months of my wife’s pregnancy were rocky at best and it’s been difficult from the beginning. He’s been taking up […]
I browsed online to find good images for the top of this article. I wrote the first draft of this article on Notepad on my smartphone before sending it via email. I refined it as I typed this second draft onto blogger. I saved that notepad file in a folder under a subfolder called comics blogging. My […]
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Youth In Decline’s Frontier Magazine has become an impressive little art magazine showcasing various comics notables. The first two issues spotlighted Uno Morales and Hellen Jo. Sascha Hommer was announced for issue ##, but now the lineup for #4 and 5 has been announced: Brooklyn-based Ping Zhu and fast-rising Sam Alden. Info: Frontier #3: Sascha […]