Listing Tag: memoir

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 »

The Nib Magazine Fall 2018

With brand-new, original comics from over 20 top-notch artists, the Nib Magazine’s first issue, Death, shares intimate personal stories, dark humor and thought-provoking reporting on the facts of life and death.

Hallo Spaceboy

Beth spent her twenties exploring. How to live. How to create. How to grieve. Through it all, she had an unlikely guide: David Bowie.

The Complete Matinee Junkie: Five Years At The Movies

In-depth rants about bland cinematography and stories of nightmarish theater experiences combine with five years’ worth of autobiography, reflecting the way our own lives intersect with the stories we love to lose ourselves in.

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 »

One Thing At A Time, Bud

“One Thing At A Time, Bud” starts with the news of his father’s hospitalization for what turns out to be cancer. Budnik admits that drawing diary comics helps him process emotions, so the reader is privy to his internal dialogue, childhood reminiscence and conversations with family as he struggles to cope with a scary reality. More Info »

One Thing At A Time, Bud

“One Thing At A Time, Bud” starts with the news of the hospitalization of Kevin Budnik’s father for what turns out to be cancer. Budnik admits that drawing diary comics helps him process emotions, so the reader is privy to his internal dialogue, childhood reminiscence and conversations with family as he struggles to cope with More Info »

One Year In: Stand-Up Comedy

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Stand-up comedy is a gateway drug. Once you get hooked on the feeling of making an audience love you with their laughter– you’ll chase that dragon into other forms: Improv. Sketch. Musical comedy…

One Year In: Stand-Up Comedy is a collection of true-life reflections from Alyssa Truszkowski’s first year trying to be a stand-up comedian. In this mini-comic, debuting at SPX 2016, she shares her personal stories about telling her personal stories on stage and how it’s changed her life forever.

The Catalogue (Vol. 1)

I grew up in a crazy cat lady household. The question, “how many cats did you have?” is not one that I answer. But… It’s important to know that I love every cat in the entire world. Every. Single. One. I fall for them instantly as soon as I meet them, and my heart breaks when they’re gone. This is my starting point. This is my baseline. I am a CAT PERSON. These are the stories of the cats that I’ve known and loved the most. And there have been so, so many of them. Let’s begin.