Picturing Palestine: Planting Possibilities is an in-person, guided zine-making event that will explore the importance of plants and land to Palestinians through images and iconography found in Palestinian publications, as well as in Palestinian poetry. It will be hosted on Sunday, January 28, from 4:00–5:30 p.m. at Bel Canto Books at Kubo LB in Long Beach. Free to attend, but registration is required since space is limited.
In our last comic strip of 2023, Christina Moreland shares a message about staying true to yourself when pursuing the outcomes you want for yourself and your communities. May this restorative, universal message simultaneously bring you solace and renewed energy as you consider how to honor your humanity and that of others in pursuit of our collective liberation. From the river to the sea!
Moonrise Over New Jessup by lawyer-turned-author Jamila Minnicks joins a josei manga by Fujita, a middle grade graphic novel by Victoria Ying, and a book of history and cultural criticism by Ruby Hamad as the latest additions to our ongoing list of books read and recommended in 2023.
How the writer of Nubia: Queen of the Amazons and Marvel's Voices Infinity Comic: The Family Snikt went from clinical lab work to comic book bylines
The animation veteran and former Adventure Time director discusses the storytelling and appeal of her award-winning Netflix show.
Thanks to the generosity of our readers, patrons, and clients, Hello Barkada featured more guest contributors in 2022! When you become a Hello Barkada patron or client, you help support independent arts journalism and programming by, about, and for marginalized communities. Be a part of the momentum we're building in 2023 and consider a contribution, collaboration, and zine purchase today!
Each activity is made to stir curiosity, start conversations, and build connections. No printer? No problem: Printing isn't necessary! These can be written, typed, and colored on in any free PDF editing application.
Our first micro-press effort is a 16-page zine featuring the first print reproductions of our 2021 comics series as well as original written and illustrated works. Profits offset our operations and help us commission artists and writers in 2023. Once 100 copies are sold, profits will also be shared with the cartoonists whose comics are featured in the zine. Buy a copy today!