Profiles

By Christine Pasalo Norland

September 23, 2022


How publisher, editor, and writer Jamila Rowser is a catalyst for the comics we need in the world.

Photo of Vietnamese American Wednesday Tran, sitting on a forest floor in front of a mossy boulder with her white bulldog Brock.

By Christine Pasalo Norland

March 25, 2022


How multidisciplinary artist Wednesday Tran found healing and abundance by reclaiming their creativity.

Black and white photo of Afro-Latine artist, educator, and activist Sharon Lee De La Cruz laying on their back with their hands under their head, looking up at the camera.

By Christine Pasalo Norland

January 31, 2022


New York-based artist, educator, and activist Sharon Lee De La Cruz shares what is gained from being comfortable with tinkering, the draw of small presses, and the appeal of comics storytelling.

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."

By Christine Pasalo Norland

January 5, 2022


We're wishing you a happy new year with our first micro-press effort: A 16-page zine featuring written and illustrated works, including the first print reproductions of our 2021 profiles on Trinidad Escobar and Laneha House founders Lawrence Lindell and Breena Nuñez!

Grayscale photo of Filipinx American Trinidad Escobar drawing at her desk, surrounded by art work and books.

By Christine Pasalo Norland

October 27, 2021


How artist and educator Trinidad Escobar practices visual and oral storytelling to (re)connect with Filipinx traditions and build community within the culture and beyond.

PHOTO COURTESY OF TRINIDAD ESCOBAR.

Filipina American fine artist Mary Jhun reviewing a painting from the exhibit.

By Christine Pasalo Norland

September 28, 2021


Filipina American surrealist Mary Jhun exhibits new works at the Thumpbrint Gallery in La Jolla, California, during October.

PHOTO COURTESY OF MARY JHUN.

Illustrations of Breena Nuñez Laneha and Lawrence Lindell Laneha flanking their small press mascot, House.

By Christine Pasalo Norland

September 20, 2021


Cartoonists Breena Nuñez and Lawrence Lindell discuss healing by way of their new animated series, comics, and coffee.

ILLUSTRATION COURTESY OF LANEHA HOUSE.

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