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Strumpet 4 Is Available for Pre-Order! [Nov. 24th, 2014|12:13 am]
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Get ready for the thrilling fourth issue of The Strumpet! It's up on Kickstarter right now - preorder your copy today!

I'm pretty excited because a) I have a brand-new story in here and b) because it's the first time I've drawn a Strumpet cover since Issue 1!

I'm so pleased to introduce the artists for this issue:

Anna Bas Backer - Audrey Weber - Becky Hawkins - Casandra Grullon -

Cliodhna Lyons - Colleen Frakes - Dre Grigoropol - Ellen Lindner -

Evie Fridel - Francesca Cassavetti - Glynnis Fawkes - Hayley Gold -

Kasia Zawadka - Katie Fricas - Lara Antal - Noel Franklin -

Patrice Aggs - Rachel Yelding

This latest installment is all about lady friends -- from best friends forever to friend with a question mark. Our fourth issue explores the highs, the lows, the joys, the sorrows, the awesomeness and the awkwardness of female friendship. Come for the sexual tensions, sibling rivalries, and other miscellaneous dramatics! Stay for the heartwarming resolutions, and for the sharing of fried foodstuffs. We're aiming for 50+ pages of comics, reviews, and interviews - this issue's interview subject is Robot Dreams and Bake Sale author Sara Varon.

Check it out, here!
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The Black Feather Falls: Book Four Continues on Act-i-vate!, Today! [Nov. 5th, 2014|08:54 am]
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Greetings all! I'm finally back with another page of The Black Feather Falls: Book 4! Our final chapter is now underway, with regular updates every Wednesday on Act-i-vate. I'm excited - this is a finale I've been thinking about for a long time. Enjoy! And please get in touch with your thoughts.
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The Black Feather Falls: Book Three Débuts THIS WEEKEND at Kendal Comic Art Festival! [Oct. 16th, 2014|07:25 pm]

It's been a bit of a rough long week but I got some great news today, which is that The Black Feather Falls: Book Three is back from the printer! It will début this weekend at Kendal Comic Art Festival!

You lucky folks who are going to be there, the Festival looks like it's going to be a blast! Have an amazing time - and please let me know what you think of The Black Feather Falls: Book Three!

I will receive my copies shortly and will stock up my Etsy the meantime you can order direct from Soaring Penguin Press!
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Black Feather Falls RETURNS to Act-i-vate!!!! [Oct. 15th, 2014|02:00 pm]
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Wheeee!!! We're off to a crazy start to Book 4...who's in charge of what? Huh?

Is Mr. Pertwee....huh???

Updates on Act-i-vate will be a little sparse until November when I hope to go back to my usual schedule of every Wednesday.

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My Strumpet Comic is DONE - Enfin! Roll on Issue 4... [Sep. 26th, 2014|03:57 pm]
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Wahoo! I FINALLY finished my Strumpet story! I can't believe it!

It's a five page tale of friendship, high school angst way past its expiration date...and an incredible coincidence. I'm pretty excited to share it with our Strumpet readers!

The roster for Issue 4 will be announced next week. I'm getting in touch with artists now - so exciting!
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SPX Is THIS WEEKEND! [Sep. 11th, 2014|03:40 pm]
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Wooo, SPX is THIS WEEKEND! So exciting!

I'll be at table F6B - look for the balloon! Wares include Black Feather Falls Books One and Two, a new print, and Strumpets 1-3.

I've been running into a bunch of people who don't know that, as people who will be exhibiting at or attending SPX on Saturday, they will be eligible to vote for the Ignatz Awards. Grab a ballot, hand it in by the end of the day on Saturday, and please do consider voting for The Black Feather Falls in the Outstanding Series category.

Also, Sunday is a nice day to catch a panel. I'm moderating 'Stories of Girlhood', a chat between the super-amazing Jillian Tamaki (This One Summer, Skim), Melissa Mendes (Freddy Stories, Lou) and Aisha Franz (Earthling) on Sunday at 12:30pm in the White Flint Auditorium. Be there!

See you there!
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Now on Act-i-vate: Black Feather Falls: Book Three Finale! [Sep. 3rd, 2014|07:27 pm]
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Aieeee!!!!! The finale of The Black Feather Falls: Book Three is finally here...and I hope you'll enjoy it as much as I have enjoyed creating this chapter! Thrills, chills, and even a villain right out of the silent film era - all leading up to what I *hope* will be a bit of a surprise ending.

Three new pages are up on Act-i-vate now - enjoy!

For those of you who have been asking, I will have Book One AND Book Two of The Black Feather Falls with me at SPX - see you there! And please consider voting for BFF in the Outstanding Series category at this year's Ignatz Awards!
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Contest! What's Your Flapper Name? [Sep. 3rd, 2014|11:25 am]
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While I labor away on the last three pages of The Black Feather Falls: Book Three (live tomorrow on Act-i-vate!) I wanted to start a little contest!

I love flapper names - fancy coming up with one? (Here's a list of some of my faves to get you started!)

I will pick my favorite - first AND last name, please! - and draw the person - man or lady! - as either a flapper or dandy of the 1920s. You get the drawing, plus your very own copies of The Black Feather Falls: Book One and Two! Email me at ellen aht littlewhitebird dawt calm with your best shot!

Deadline is Sept. 15th!

Also, those of you who are attending SPX, please consider voting for The Black Feather Falls for an Ignatz, in the category of Outstanding Series! Fans and creators are all eligible - just fill in your ballot by the end of the day on Saturday!

Thanks everyone! And may the best name win!
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Bluebird Show Starts September 15! [Aug. 27th, 2014|05:14 pm]
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This week I'm working on two new prints for a show at Bluebird Coffee, in New York's East Village.

All four prints are themed around Black Feather Falls, so this is pretty exciting for me...this one shows Tina exploring New York City in 1939, checking out the new Parachute Jump at Coney Island. It's fun to go back to one of my favorite New York spots.

Thanks so much to cartoonist, curator and coffee expert Lara Antal for inviting me to show at's a great downtown spot and I'm happy to be showing my work there!

I'll also be selling this new print, and a second new one soon to be revealed, at this year's SPX - see you there!

PS For you Black Feather Falls fans, there's a new page up at Act-i-vate! Just one week until the finale of Book Three - Book Four starts October 1st!
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The Black Feather Falls - 3 More Pages, Live now on Act-i-vate! [Aug. 20th, 2014|09:11 pm]
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It's been a big week for Black Feather Falls (yay for the Ignatz love!), not least because we finally have contact with the gentleman who seems to be at the center of the brutal murder that kicked this whole tale off. But is Albert Blacking exactly what he seems? And will Tina be mentally strong enough to continue, after her experience as the target in a knife-throwing act?

Read this week's update at Act-i-vate, where Books One, Two and Three are up for your perusal! Enjoy...
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