GEEKS! Thanks to all of you lovely folks who have transferred your Kickstarter pledges over to our paypal page, we are well on the road to printing Issue #8 Breaking Boundaries. And oh, OH the content our contributors are sending to us. It’s too good to keep to ourselves. Thus…. we’re not going to ;p Here’s a sneak peek at what you can expect to find in our next issue, in PRINT (squeeee) AND if you missed out on the Kickstarter action, a way to pre-order your copy of boundary-breaking, GEEKy goodness!
A Word From the Y: ‘A Trans*man’s Rhyming Account of Airport Security’, an original comic by one of our favorite artists, Rory Midhani
Art: A feature on the work of artist Matthew Conway that explores the art historical “male gaze” through a queer lens.
Music: A feature on female:pressure an international network of female artists in the fields of electronic music and digital arts: from musicians, composers and DJs to visual artists, cultural workers and researchers.
Literature: A feature on best-selling author Mel Sherratt about her industry-busting self-published novels. AND a piece outlining the growing, and inspiring genre of LGBTQ YA literature.
Comics & Graphic Novels: A review of the comic Namesake and an interview with its creators!
-An original comic, ‘Lines, Lines, Lines’ by artist B. Carrot
-A feature on Tab Klimpton’s comic series Minority Monsters
Feminist City: A feature on the Feminist Library outlining their 40th anniversary Salon series with original art by Kit Wagstaff
Plus MORE: Including…
-An interview with Jamie Broadnax, creator of Black Girl Nerds
-An op-ed and illustrations by Daniel O. about the power of storytelling for trans*gender people
-An original illustration by Daisy Steele reflecting on the boundary-breaking writing of Mary Shelley
-Portraits by Cristina Polop of 3 of our favorite boundary-breaking women
-An op-ed about safe spaces and support networks for LGBTQ and trans*teens on social media
And beautiful original illustrations throughout!
There is so much good in this issue, and it hulk-smashes the hell out of mainstream, conventional geekery. Sound like your cup of tea? Why not Pre-Order Issue #8 Breaking Boundaries NOW?