Listing Tag: autobio

Volver, Volver

Seven-year-old Kat promised her mom that she wouldn’t tell anyone her family’s big secret; sleeping on the living room floor of their tiny NYC apartment were her undocumented aunt and uncles who have recently arrived from Central America.  Although her home has become quite lively since their arrival, she can’t seem to understand why her More Info »

The Lily

A collection of six comics by Ann Xu, ranging in subject matter from topics like emotional boundaries on the Internet, to the satisfaction of cooking a labor-intensive meal, to the tacit understanding between Asian Americans when it comes to language. Originally published online by The Lily, a women-focused newsletter by The Washington Post. 5″x5″, 64 More Info »

Grown-Ups Are Not Afraid of Monsters

9 pages, black and white. An autobiographic comic detailing my experience with abuse, PTSD and fear of the dark.

Anxious Child

A recollection of life as an anxious kid, and learning the hard way that anxiety doesn’t keep bad things from happening. Caroline Smith’s autobiographical story follows her from childhood to present day through both dark and hilarious imaginings as a worrywart child, and coping with them at different stages in life (some methods better than More Info »

Swimming With JFish

The life of a cartoon isn’t always easy! Meet JFish, a cartoon fish man just trying to draw some comics, ride his bike, sleep as long as he likes, eat a burger, laugh with his friends and have massage sandwiches with his wife, Robin the cat. Will JFish survive being pulled from a speed boat More Info »

Sorry You Couldn’t Make It

A 12 page series of 4 panel semi-autobiographical comics about living with anxiety

Exit Archaeology

Exit Archaeology is a 48-page diary of working on a dig in Greece in 2017.  The comic chronicles daily life on an excavation in Greece: the job of drawing amphora fragments, avoiding dogs while running, swimming with jellyfish, what other people are having for breakfast, and the question of whether I will go back to this More Info »

Weird Me: The Complete Collection

Once upon a time, I was the moderately successful teenage webmaster of a “Weird Al” Yankovic fan site. From minor notoriety, to jet-setting for concerts, to earning a stalker, Weird Me showcases the awkward (and true) intricacies of an adolescence spent carving out a corner of the internet frontier in dedication to the king of parody. This is my whole story… now transformed into More Info »

Dirty Diamonds #8: Sex

Dirty Diamonds is an award-winning all-girl comic anthology. The latest installment captures women’s thoughts behind the act of SEX. The stories in this collection are personal, powerful, real, raw, hilarious, ridiculous, and stunningly smart. Too often, women are told how they should feel about their sexuality and what they should do with their bodies, and now more than More Info »

Greek Diary

250 pages of autobiographical comics about daily life on an excavation, traveling with reluctant children, and a flashback to a romance on Santorini 13 years before.  Winner of a MoCCA Award for Excellence and nominated for the Slate Cartoonist Prize.