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Behind the Panels: Natalie Andrewson

Meet Natalie Andrewson, illustrator and adapter of The Nutcracker and the Mouse King! What initially drew you to comics? Well, it took me a long time to learn drawing comics was actually something I could do (and love) with my skills but I always enjoyed drawing stories and making up worlds for my characters to live [...]

Comics Creators Getting Coffee with special guests Sloane Leong and Gene Luen Yang!

Comics Creators Getting Coffee is an Instagram Live series that brings you up close and personal with your favorite comics creators, brought to you by Comics Relief: A First Second Festival. Join A MAP TO THE SUN creator Sloane Leong and DRAGON HOOPS creator Gene Luen Yang for a “basketball and comics” instagram live [...]

By |November 11th, 2020|Comics Relief, News|0 Comments

Comics Creators Getting Coffee with special guest Lisa Brown!

Comics Creators Getting Coffee is an Instagram Live series that brings you up close and personal with your favorite comics creators, brought to you by Comics Relief: A First Second Festival. Join THE PHANTOM TWIN creator Lisa Brown with :01 editor Calista Brill on Friday, October 30th at 12pm ET for a special Halloween [...]

By |October 27th, 2020|Comics Relief, News|0 Comments

Behind the Panels: Natalie Riess and Sara Goetter

Meet Natalie Riess and Sara Goetter, creators of Dungeon Critters!   What initially drew you to comics? Natalie: I was curious about comics as a tween (my older sister was reading a ton of manga at the time) and I was really into fantasy stuff so I picked up a copy of the webcomic Inverloch. This [...]

By |October 15th, 2020|Behind the Panels, News|0 Comments

Comics Creators Getting Coffee with special guests Natalie Riess and Sara Goetter!

  Comics Creators Getting Coffee is an Instagram Live series that brings you up close and personal with your favorite comics creators, brought to you by Comics Relief: A First Second Festival. Join DUNGEON CRITTERS creators Natalie Riess and Sara Goetter with :01 editor Kiara Valdez on Wednesday, September 30th at 12pm ET. [...]

By |September 28th, 2020|Comics Relief, News|0 Comments

Behind the Panels: Jake Halpern and Michael Sloan

Meet Jake Halpern and Michael Sloan, creators of Welcome to the New World! What initially drew you to comics? Michael: I discovered the Tintin comics by Herge in our school library when I was in third grade. They really inspired me! I'd never seen long-form comics like that - the term graphic novel wasn't used [...]

By |September 18th, 2020|Behind the Panels, News|0 Comments

Introducing Comics Creators Getting Coffee with special guest Kiku Hughes!

Introducing Comics Creators Getting Coffee, an Instagram Live series that brings you up close and personal with your favorite comics creators, brought to you by Comics Relief: A First Second Festival. Join DISPLACEMENT creator Kiku Hughes and :01 editor Calista Brill on the First Second Instagram on Thursday, August 20th at 12:00pm ET. [...]

By |August 18th, 2020|Comics Relief, News|0 Comments

Behind the Panels: Kiku Hughes

Meet Kiku Hughes, author of Displacement!   Kiku Hughes is a cartoonist and illustrator based in the Seattle area. Her work has been featured in Beyond Anthology volumes 1 and 2, Short Box #6 and the Alloy Anthology. She creates stories about identity, queer romance and compassionate sci-fi. Displacement is her first graphic novel, and it is [...]

By |August 17th, 2020|Behind the Panels, News|0 Comments

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