Maria Photinakis is an illustrator and comic book artist exploring science fiction and autobiographical narratives around alienation, self-discovery, and the diaspora experience. She is the creator of Extraordinary Times: A COVID-19 Visual Journal. Synopsis: Extraordinary Times is my visual diary of life with a young child during the COVID-19 pandemic and mandated social distancing in… Continue reading Extraordinary Times: A COVID-19 Visual Journal
sssfrs is a student from Boston studying ecology and evolutionary biology, and working toward a career that integrates biology and art. They are Jewish and they speak Hebrew and English. They’ve been writing satire for their school publication for 5 years and drawing and making comics their whole life. They are also very passionate about… Continue reading JOE IS DEAD – Now what??
Featured Comics | Hans Vogel is Dead by Sierra Barnes | Hans Vogel is a German fighter pilot and card-carrying Party member in World War II–at least, until he’s shot down and killed in the Battle of Britain. He finds himself transported by a Valkyrie not to Valhalla, but to the world of the Brothers… Continue reading Week 32 Recap!
Crona J. is a writer and illustrator from Chicago. She has been working on comics since 2014 and is the creator of the long-running fantasy webcomic, Whispers of the Past, and other novels in the series. Synopsis: When a foreigner with amnesia washes up on the shore, a young woman decides to help him solve… Continue reading Dreams Become Nightmares – Whispers of the Past
Sierra Barnes is a comic creator who grew up in Northern California and moved to the Washington, DC area about two years ago! She loves history and folklore, and spends most of her time either writing about them, drawing comics about them, or researching them. She thought she was going to be a historian, but… Continue reading Hans Vogel is Dead! Oh no!
Featured Comics | Magefront by Shea B | Magefront takes place in a world where a war has been raging for the last 200 years. The main character is Amarantha Steppenhaus, a young bakery assistant with big dreams of becoming a famous battlemage, like her mother. She gets her chance when she’s accepted to the… Continue reading Week 31 Recap!
Siti is an Indo-Dutch from the Netherlands. She has been making stories ever since she was a little girl, but she seriously got into (web)comics since 2013. She dreams to earn at least a part-time income making comics. She is the creator of Where the Giants Roar. Synopsis: The Guards are the police and peace… Continue reading The Axe of Giants Returns! – Where the Giants Roar
Threads: Secret Places Crowdfunding Link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/spiderforest/threads-secret-places Campaign Launch Date: Oct 12, 2020 Funding Goal: $6500 How many pages is your book? 130 Creator Bio We are SpiderForest, a webcomic collective! A fair number of our member’s comics have already been featured on Ink, Sweat and Tears including The Doctrine of Gnorf, Beneath the Clouds, The… Continue reading Funding Friday – Threads: Secret Places
Shea B has been drawing all her life and decided when she was around 13 that she wanted to be a comic artist. She started off copying Ranma 1/2 panels and gradually advanced to where she is now, with five webcomics under her belt; two are still ongoing! She has lived in the Bay Area… Continue reading Magefront – Baker Turned Battlemage!
| XII: Of Magic and Muses by Kristen Kiomall-Evans | Willow has a friend with a serious bullying problem. After running out of ideas, it appears someone not human has heard their cry for help. Recovering from the previous night’s events, an exhausted Willow attempts to console her friend Emma. After foolishly tying to stand… Continue reading Week 30 Recap!