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Kiku Hughes’s Graphic Novels Expand Historical Understanding

Today is the third anniversary of the release of Displacement, a graphic novel exploring the ramifications of Japanese-American incarceration camps from the perspective of a young girl. It is an important narrative with a charming protagonist and beautiful graphics, created by Kiku Hughes.

Kiku Hughes is a cartoonist and illustrator based in Seattle, whose work often features sci-fi themes and queer and Asian-American characters and more.


Queer Cartoonist Ariel Schrag: From Coming of Age to Coming Out

During Pride Month, we are taking the opportunity to celebrate some of the many incredible queer artists that we know and love. Our next artist is the fabulous Ariel Schrag!

Ariel Schrag is a cartoonist and television writer who became known at an early age for her autobiographical comics. Ariel self-published her first comic series, Awkward, while in high school, depicting events from her freshman more.