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Impossible Not to Love: A Review of BAND VS BAND COMIX by Kathleen Jacques

In light of the recent horribleness of the Orlando massacre, I can’t imagine a better antidote than Band vs Band by Vancouver comic artist and graphic designer Kathleen Jacques, a collection of up-beat, adorable, femme-centric comics that couldn’t be queerer … Continue reading


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A Comic as Weird and Rad as It Sounds: A Review of RAT QUEENS, Volumes 1 and 2

Rat Queens by Vancouver writer Kurtis J. Wiebe and American illustrators Roc Upchurch and Stjepan Sejic is one of those comics that, when people try to describe it, ends up sounding like the most bizarre combination of the most disparate … Continue reading

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A Review of Mariko and Jillian Tamaki’s THIS ONE SUMMER: A Beautiful, Troubling Young Adult Graphic Novel

This One Summer, a young adult novel by cousins Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki, is probably the most visually stunning graphic novel I’ve ever read.  Jillian’s (I’ll refer to them by their first names since they share a last one!) … Continue reading

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Seemingly Simple Graphic Stories about Messy Coming-out Narratives: A Review of Diane Obomsawin’s On Loving Women

On Loving Women by Québécoise animator, graphic artist, and painter Diane Obomsawin is another really awesome book that I’m not sure I would have heard about if it hadn’t been sent to me to review!  So I am super happy … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian, Coming-of-age, Graphic, Lesbian, Montreal, Non-Fiction, Queer, Short Stories, Young Adult | Tagged , , | 3 Comments