Episode Thirty-Nine: Jessi Zabarsky

Kevin interviews Jessi Zabarsky about her artistic influences including plant-life and creating ecosystems surrounding characters. Jessi’s comics focus on small stories that may seem inconsequential to the grand scheme of the world, but have a distinct emotional significance to the characters involved. Witchlight is Jessi Zabarsky’s lushly illustrated shoujo-adventure comic that introduces Lelek the witch […]

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Mini-Episode Four: Big Reading Pile

Another Mini-Episode! Are these even interesting? Oh well. Here it goes! Reading list: Don’t Come in Here by Patrick Kyle Little Angel Little Monkey by Laurie Piña Gorgeous by Cathy G. Johnson This Party Really Sucks by Leigh Luna Phylum by Rosemary Valero – O’Connell Dirt Creek Runs With Blood by Madeline McGrane Lucky Shot […]

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Episode Thirty-Eight: Sage Coffey

Sage Coffey joins Kevin to talk about finding a place in comics. In this episode, Sage and Kevin discuss what it’s like to read and write comics from a very personal place. Sage is a fantastic cartoonist whose recent diary comics portray nervousness and daily life with remarkable sincerity. Sage is the co-editor of the […]

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Mini-Episode Three: Castrée, DiFronzo, Park

In the third mini-episode, Kevin talks a little about the work of Geneviève Castrée, Krystal DiFronzo, and Laura Park. Three incredible cartoonists whose work is marked by unspeakable heaviness and beauty. Susceptible by Geneviève Castrée – Drawn & Quarterly, 2013 Baba Yaga’s House by krystal DiFronzo – Believed Behavior, 2016 Do Not Disturb My Waking […]

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Episode Thirty-Seven: Jon Marchione

Jon Marchione makes comics and prints with a bold graphic style. Influenced heavily by a rural upbringing, many of his images contain simple and clean scenes of nature. Jon sat down with me to talk about where he draws influence and guidance, and how single-image illustration drove him to pursue different avenues of art In […]

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Mini-Episode Two: Prince, Campbell, Pizzo & Forsyth

It’s the second Mini-Episode! Books covered: May Patreon Daily Comics by Liz Prince My Erotic Life by Jessica Campbell Hellbound Lifestyle by Alabaster Pizzo and Kaeleigh Forsyth Show notes/links Liz Prince on Patreon Jessica Campbell’s Hot or Not: 20th Century Male Artists – coming soon from Koyama Press Buy Hellbound Lifestyle from Retrofit Comics music […]

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Mini-Episode One: Chippendale, Coovert, Pluk

In the first Mini-Episode, I talk about three books I picked up at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival. Books covered: Atrophy Life by Brian Chippendale Simple Routines Volume 4 by J.P. Coovert Canosa’s Welcome by Jim Pluk Show notes/links Brian Chippendale’s online store One Percent Press Jim Pluk Canosa’s Welcome Sountrack at bandcamp Perfectly Acceptable […]

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