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Ford for the Birds
inkt|art issues / nonfiction

Ford for the Birds

BY CAITLIN CASS Caitlin Cass makes art that elevates the importance of mistakes and uncertainty throughout history. Working across mediums, she creates comics, prints, animations and counterfeit museum exhibits that celebrate failure. For the past five years she has drawn and published a bimonthly comic periodical called Great Moments in Western Civilization Postal Constituent. Her … Continue reading

The Tree
inkt|art issues / Poetry

The Tree

A WORDLESS POEM BY CATHERINE KYLE Catherine Kyle’s graphic narratives have appeared in The Rumpus, Gravel, and Vine Leaves Literary Journal.  Her poetry and fiction have appeared and are forthcoming in Superstition Review, WomenArts Quarterly, and elsewhere. Her hybrid-genre chapbook Feral Domesticity, which includes poetry, fiction, and illustrations was released by Robocup Press in Summer … Continue reading

Shark Teeth
inkt|art issues / Noel Franklin / nonfiction

Shark Teeth

BY NOEL FRANKLIN     Noel Franklin is a Seattle-based performance poet and visual artist with an academic background in fine arts printmaking.  Her poetry has garnered a Seattle Arts Commission grant, a Jack Straw Foundation Fellowship and placement on Seattle’s National Poetry Slam team.  Her visual art has been exhibited in Seattle, Sacramento and … Continue reading

Ingredients to a Well-Balanced System of Body-Hatred
comics journalism / Editorial Comics / inkt|art issues / nonfiction / Political Cartoons

Ingredients to a Well-Balanced System of Body-Hatred

BY SARAH ROSENBLATT Copyright, Truth-out.org. Reprinted with Permission. Click below to enlarge. Sarah Rosenblatt is a Seattle-based comic artist drawn to comics’ high potential for interdisciplinary work as well as social and cultural commentary. Her work deals with current events as well as autobiographical content, infused with political and feminist overtones.   Continue reading

Beauties and Beasts: Feminism and Animalistic Transformation in Osamu Tezuka’s Princess Knight
Essay / inkt|art issues

Beauties and Beasts: Feminism and Animalistic Transformation in Osamu Tezuka’s Princess Knight

BY CATHERINE KYLE   Human relationships with nonhuman entities are a prominent motif in Osamu Tezuka’s manga. From Metropolis (Metoroporisu, 1949) and Astro Boy (Tetsuwan Atomu, 1952-1968) to Kimba the White Lion (Junguru taitei, 1950-54), nonhuman characters play significant roles both thematically and narratologically, be they mammalian or mechanical. As Susanne Phillipps observes, these characters … Continue reading