The work of Erin K Wilson is so enthralling not only because of the subjects she draws and the palettes she chooses, but also because of the engaging storytelling and history contained within her art. Read on to find out more about her graphic novel, her involvement with NOCAZ, and why she put down roots in New Orleans. […]
We're really into Meg's art and her cat obsession, but we're also really into her realness. Find out what she's been doing (and what's been bumming her out), what kind of asshole antics the cats in her life have been up to, and how comics have helped her relate to people and find her place in the world.
Liz Prince is someone whose illustrated anecdotes are guaranteed to make us laugh, but in addition to sharing more about her cats' lives with readers, Prince also tackles many deep, thought-provoking, and important issues surrounding gender, identity, and emotions. Read on to find out about how she's seen the comics industry change, her advice for those who deal with anxiety, and her dental fixation.
Josh PM Frees first joined the As You Were family with Issue #1, and now he's back for the newest installation with a comic about his college days. Read on to find out how he got into comics, what he thinks about Philly and San Francisco, and what his favorite ska bands are.
As You Were contributor Steve Thueson gets mega-honest with his comic about that fateful day back in July 2009 when he almost had sex for the first time... and when a musician playing solo acoustic ska covers made it so he didn't. Read on to find out more about what happened, and what he's been up to since.
As You Were contributor Lindsay Watson is like the Björk of comics, with art full of magical, wide-eyed wonder. But it's not all sweetness and light, as she refuses to shy away from depicting raw, dark emotions in her work. To find out more about her "nihilistic but deeply sincere" world view, keep reading.
While many artists like to experiment with new technology and digital tools, As You Were contributor Wyeth Yates likes to keep it old school. Keep reading to find out about his fear of deep, dark voids; how he came to be a cat owner in spite of being a dog person; and the reasons behind the limited use of color in his art. […]
Nomi Kane made her As You Were debut with our Living Situations issue, and we really dig the way she uses her art to talk about important issues like feminism, politics, and race. To find out more about her time studying cartooning, her day job working with Peanuts, and the terrible roommate in her piece, read on.
Even though As You Were contributor Sam Grinberg really likes ska music, we still think he's a cool dude. Read on to discover more, including all about his first animated short film, his work on The Simpsons, and how drawing superheroes made him want to be an artist.