By Sara L. Jewell On Thursday afternoon at the Javitz Center, attendees lined up to hear from a preeminent panel of South Asian creators working in comics. Moderated by Preeti Chhibber of the Desi Geek Girls podcast, panellists Shivana Sookdeo (Elements: Fire), Fahmida Azim (Emanata), Priya Huq (Mana), Ananth Hirsh (Johnny Wander), Veronica Agarwal (Elements: Fire) and Nidhi Chanani (Pashmina) frankly discussed their approaches to creating honest and authentic representations […]
This was an SPX unlike any previous SPX, as the tumult of the outside world has reached even Camp Comics. But the welcoming spirit of unity and creativity was still there, and strang as ever.
Next Friday, June 2nd, Oni Press and Kinokuniya USA have teamed up to host a special panel and signing featuring The Tea Dragon Society‘s Katie O’Neill and Our Cats are More Famous than Us co-creators Yuko Ota and Anath Hirsh. The event will take place at Kinokuniya Bookstore’s New York City outpost. It is presented as […]
Ananth Hirsh‘s and Yuko Ota‘s Our Cats are More Famous than Us: A Johhny Wander Collection, is an awe inspiring book. A playful and ruminating collection of autobiographical comics, the stories told inside swing between hilarious anecdotes and insightful commentary on what it means to develop an identity as an artist, minority, and nerd in modern America. […]