Websites: Narbonic, Smithson, Li'l Mell, Trunktown
Bio: Shaenon K. Garrity is the creator and co-creator of numerous webcomics, including Narbonic, Li'l Mell, Smithson, and Trunktown. Narbonic has been collected into three print volumes so far. She works as a freelance manga editor for VIZ Media. She lives in San Francisco with her husband, cartoonist and Cartoon Art Museum curator Andrew Farago.
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Narbonic, Volume 1
RECENT PRISM COMICS FEATURES
QUEER NERD WRAP-UP OF SD COMIC-CON 2012! ANDY GETS INKPOT! PRISM PRESENTS NORTHSTAR PANEL! AND MORE!
[News, Posted 7/16/12]
Another Comic-Con comes to an end! It goes by in a rush, with me feeling like a salmon swimming upstream. Sometimes I’m able to stand still long enough to Twitter and other times I'm sweating, desperately running from one side of the convention center to another. This time, so much was going on that I couldn't catch it all, so apologies if I don't have any pictures of your appearance/signing/panel/party.
It's a testament to the increasing visibility and interest in LGBTQI comics and…
SPECIAL EVENTS IN SAN FRANCISCO MARK ARRIVAL OF JUSTIN HALL'S GLAMAZONIA: THE UNCANNY SUPER-TRANNY
[News, Posted 11/29/10]
Bay area cartoonist Justin Hall and special guests will be on hand for three events in San Francisco to celebrate the debut of Hall's new book: Glamazonia: The Uncanny Super-Tranny from Northwest Press. The events will take place at Mission Comics and Art on December 11th and Whatever… on December 15th and 18th.
PRISM COMICS ANNOUNCES CREATOR SIGNINGS, PANEL, AND THE QUEER PRESS GRANT WINNER AT APE 2010!
[News, Posted 10/6/10]
Prism Comics, which promotes LGBT comics, creators, and readers, will present a full slate of comics creator signings and a queer cartoonists panel at the Alternative Press Expo (APE), October 16-17 in San Francisco. Prism will also announce the recipient of the Queer Press Grant for 2010. The Queer Press Grant is awarded annually and was established by Prism to encourage the publication and promotion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender comics.
“We are especially excited to announce…
BARR, GRAYSON NOMINATED FOR LULU AWARDS
[News, Posted 6/7/05]
Friends of Lulu, a national nonprofit organization whose purpose is to promote and encourage female readership and participation in the comic book industry, announced nominations for its Lulu Awards today. The annual Lulu Awards bring honor and recognition to the most inspiring and noteworthy women in the comic book industry, as well as the efforts, achievements, and works that reflect Friends of Lulu's goals.
This years nominees:
WOMEN CARTOONISTS' HALL OF FAME
Donna Barr (A…
RECENT OFFSITE FEATURES
MONTH OF LGBT COMICS: GLAMAZONIA THE UNCANNY SUPER-TRANNY
[Source: Comics Should Be Good, Added: 3/4/11]
While Hall’s work alone is a blast, it is really in the collaborative works in the back of the volume that the variety gets to the point where the work really stands out as more than just simply a...
PICTURES OF DORIAN GRAY, IMAGES OF OSCAR WILDE; PART ONE: THE POWER OF IMAGE
[Source: The Comics Journal, Added: 5/17/10]
In this nine-part essay, I examine various efforts to visually represent Dorian Gray, especially in comics, and I consider the multiple depictions of Wilde in cartoons going back as far as...