Tana Oshima’s “Vagabond” Heart


Ryan C.'s Four Color Apocalypse

Here’s the thing — most “indie” comics creators, and even most “indie” comics readers, fancy themselves as “outsiders,” to one degree or another. Not only do we work on, or take pleasure from, an art form that is on the “margins,” but one that is on the very margins of those margins, divorced entirely from the industry that most people think of when they even do think of comics in the first place. When the small press and self-publishers are your “bag,” then you are, by both definition and default, “way out there.”

I think that sometimes we romanticize this “outsider” status, as well — I mean, we probably have to since none of us are in it for the money. We speak a secret language known only to us, one loaded with references and terminology those squares out there in the “straight world” could never understand. We’re interested in…

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One response to “Tana Oshima’s “Vagabond” Heart

  1. Pingback: Lisa’s Week In Review — 4/15/19 — 4/21/19 | Through the Shattered Lens

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