On Being a Black Female “Indie” Cartoonist
from Madtown High
[Note: I know some people do not like the term “indie” but in reference to the past post, I will use it]
A few weeks ago I asked Darryl Ayo the following question on Tumblr:
What are your thoughts on why there are such a small number of African-American female “indie” cartoonists? Or are we just not hearing about them?
After digital-femme gave feedback and Kate Beaton reblogged it, the whole thing blew up, which I was not expecting. I know it’s a bit after the fact, but I needed some time to respond adequately to the discussion. Here’s my attempt at it.
Yes, I know some black, female indie comics creators. Some. I would like to read more.