In lockdown, one shop asked for people to submit comics of “a utopian world after we survive this moment.” Hundreds around the world answered.
Hillary Chute is distinguished professor of English and Art + Design at Northeastern University. She is the author or editor of six books on comics, including, most recently, Why Comics? From Underground to Everywhere (Harper, 2017). She is a comics and graphic novels columnist for the New York Times Book Review.
The cover of Miriam Katin’s graphic memoir Letting It Go is striking: against a backdrop of horizontal bars of red, white, and yellow, a woman dressed in black has opened her palm to release a ...