A brown hand holding up the black and white zine in front of a leafy green hedge. The cover of the zine features falling leaves and the title, "isang mahal."

January 5, 2022

We're wishing you a happy new year with our first micro-press effort: A 16-page zine featuring the first print reproductions of our 2021 comics series as well as original illustrated works by founder Christine Pasalo Norland!

Black and white illustration of a femme person surrounded by empty speech bubbles while chopping ingredients on a cutting board.

"Changing Love Languages" by Breena Nuñez

December 17, 2021

Comics artist, zinester, and educator Breena Nuñez illustrates how one can draw validation and voice from their barkada.

Black and white illustration of a man kneeling at the beside of a woman, bringing her a glass of water.

"To My Husband" by Tatum Begay

November 30, 2021

Navajo disabled creator, illustrator, and digital comic artist Tatum Begay reflects on the person who reminds her daily that she is more than her illness.

Black and white illustration of a femme person with light hair scratching the head of a femme person with dark hair.

"Family Reunions" by Angel Trazo

October 23, 2021

Filipina American illustrator and author Angel Trazo shares a story about reunions.

Black and white illustration of a man washing a young woman's hair as she sits covered in a bubbly bath.

"Family" by Maxi Rodriguez

September 26, 2021

We're excited to introduce our comic strip series! Each installment will feature a different emerging or established cartoonist. In this first story, Latina body-positivity cartoonist Maxi Rodriguez of KasutoProductions shares her perspective on the idea of family.

Help extend this opportunity to more emerging and established artists from marginalized communities in 2022 by becoming a Hello Barkada patron! Please support our campaign today by contributing at least $4 on a one-off or monthly basis.*

*Not tax deductible. Those who contribute at least $4 during December 2021 also receive a PDF of our first mini-zine!