The Town Crier: Holiday and birthday money never came with the stipulation not to spend it on comics in our house. I got in trouble no matter what my choice of after-bedtime reading material was. So I may have missed the memo that comics weren’t literature.
The Town Crier: It’s not unusual for men to be treated as serious professionals early in their comics careers, even if they’ve only published a handful of work—to be profiled in the media or discussed alongside other, more well-known authors. It’s rare, however, to hear about young female creators before they’ve received some kind of stamp of approval.