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Review: Kristen Radtke’s autobiography captures the big picture in the small...

I am often torn about autobiographical comics. Not whether they should exist or not — of course people should create the comics they are...

Review: Evie Wyld’s transformative fear in Everything is Teeth

This mesmerizing and beautifully weird memoir has novelist Evie Wyld going over her childhood years through the lens of extreme, irrational fear, tracing its beginnings...

Review: Rebecca Roher’s tender family memories are a pleasing meditation on...

For many people, the earliest experience of human loss that pierces their emotions and affects their everyday existence is the death of a grandparent,...

Review: Julia Wertz’s thoughtful and healing style of self-deprecation

Julia Wertz’s Eisner-nominated Drinking At The Movies, originally from 2010 but here with a handsome reissue from Koyama Press, is renowned for its humorous...

Review: Meags Fitzgerald continues her autobiographical innovations with Long Red Hair

In Meags Fitzgerald’s previous book, Photobooth: A Biography, which documented just about anything you ever wondered about photo booths, she went far beyond her...

Review: The hilarious honesty of Jane Mai’s See You Next Tuesday

Jane Mai isn’t merely self-deprecating. That phrase doesn’t capture her at all. Actually, I don’t know what to call it instead, but it comes out...

Big Interview: L Nichols- ‘Autobiography is terrifying’

I first came across L Nichols work via her comic for Retrofit: Flocks. To date, Flocks is one of the most powerful works I've read,...

Review: The Infinite Wait by Julia Wertz: bio, booze and books

The Infinite Wait by Julia Wertz Koyama Press I have a complicated and knotty relationship with auto-bio comics, beset by apprehension and cynicism. There's no doubt the...