By Christine Pasalo Norland

March 2, 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

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Profile photo of Afua Richardson looking up from her drawing desk in her studio.

By Jonita Davis 

February 8, 2023

The Georgia-based illustrator, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse comic book artist, and musician shares her reverence for her family's history and impact, and reflects on her career in the arts.

By Christine Pasalo Norland 

Published on Popverse October 4, 2022

Cartoonist Liz Montague chats about Maybe An Artist, Jackie Ormes, and serendipity.

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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.

Profile photo of MariNaomi.

By Christine Pasalo Norland 

Published on Popverse June 15, 2022

How the veteran cartoonist inspires community, connection, and gumption.

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Profile photo of Elizabeth Ito.

By Christine Pasalo Norland 

May 25, 2022

The animation veteran and former Adventure Time director discusses the storytelling and appeal of her award-winning Netflix show.

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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.


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.


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.


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