Check out comics by Rachel Masilamani, Glynnis Fawkes, Stuart McMillen and more.
Today we’re rounding up the best comics we’ve seen online in the past few weeks. If we missed something, let us know in the comments below.
In Who Does He Favor? Rachel Masilamani meditates on family, heritage, and the impact that Donald Trump’s election (and the attitudes that allowed it) will have on her infant son. You can see more of her work at Mutha Magazine.
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A North Korean cartoonist looks at the lighter side of defection, an American cartoonist turns down an Iranian award, and Humanoids announces an all-ages horror graphic novel.
Struggles and Smiles: Former North Korean animator Choi Seong-guk was surprised at how different the comics were when he defected to South Korea: “When I first saw South Korean cartoons, I just didn’t get them,” he says. “There were no stories about patriotism or catching spies or war. They just seemed useless to me.” There were a lot of other differences too, including some idioms that he misunderstood. Now he has turned his experiences into an online comic that depicts both the funny and the serious side of the lives of North Koreans at home and in South Korea.
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