Rupert Kinnard: A Superhero of His Own Making

Rupert Kinnard and his partner, Scott Stapley

By Amanda Schurr, PQ Monthly

Rupert Kinnard’s life as a storied one, quite literally. A pioneering presence in the publishing realm, the Chicago native first moved to Portland in 1980, making a name for himself …

Artist to Follow: Stephen Byrne

By TJ Acena, PQ Monthly

If you enjoy things like comics, sci-fi, and cute guys then you need to be familiar with Seattle artist Stephen Byrne. If you inhabit the superhero-comics sphere of the Internet you may have recently seen his …

DragCon – An Interview with Terry Blas

By TJ Acena, PQ Monthly

In case you missed it, HERstory was made recently when RuPaul organized DragCon, the very first drag convention celebrating “the art of drag, queer culture and self-expression for all.” RuPaul filled up the Los Angeles Convention …

Comics: Chad Sell – “Vreeland”

By TJ Acena, PQ Monthly

Facebook loves telling me about things my friends “like” on Facebook. Usually I skip by these posts, my eyes glazed over, but then I saw that Terry Blas liked a post by Chad Sell, announcing he …

Welcome to Webcomics Friday!

By TJ Acena, PQ Monthly

You may remember that in February I posted about the GLAAD media awards recognizing print comics that are providing positive representations of LGBTQ people. And while print comics are becoming more inclusive to the LGBTQ, webcomics, …