Category: Comics & Zines

Listed comic and zine reviews.

Top Eight: Queer Comics

Thought I’d use my knowledge and thirst to pull together a list of queer comics I *loved* in 2019. It was a fantastic year for queer narratives after all – with comics like The Witch Boy, Iceman, and Check, Please! finding their way into mainstream distribution. I didn’t want 2019 to end without sharing some brilliant indie projects with you, reader. Plus, ya know, I’ve got to get my nerd on.

YEPCast: Three Queers Rambling

Heussler, Lianna. “Episode 5 – Fletcher And Wolfram – Three Queers Rambling (Mostly About Zines).” YEPCast, YEP Australia, 01 July 2019. Fletcher Quilty (GULP!) and I get on the YEPCast with Lianna Heussler to discuss zines as a gateway to indie publishing. We share insight into relationship-building within the zine community, Kim Wilkins’s theories of ‘sustained momentum’ and ‘writing resilience’,…

Queer Literature Night

Brisbane is alive with queer creatives doing amazing things, and that’s never been clearer than in 2018. Brands like Hung Dada (Ethan Waghorn), DVRX (Joel Devereux), and Silver Sircus have become household names among queer Brisbanites with festivals like MELT, Anywhere Theatre, and Digital Writers Festival doing a fantastic job of showcasing our emerging artists. This year I was privileged enough…

Here and Queer (Aug 10-17)

Oh hey, friend. So here’s a regular segment idea. One of my gigs is researching and drafting content for the QCalendar section of QNews Magazine: Queensland’s (free) dedicated LGBTIQ+ street mag. My job is to discover local queer events blossoming in secret and expose them to our readers – which is just a responsible way of saying they pay me…