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The grand canon

I ought to write something about the “Phoebe and Her Unicorn” canon. For those of you not immersed in nerd culture, “canon” means “things that count as real parts of the story.” I’m enough of a nerd that I think the concept of “canon” is important. It’s important because it’s important to fans, and without fans, none of this is… Read more →

Old men yell at cloud; young(ish) female cartoonist responds

I got this from Laura Tew at the Greensboro News and Record:  I am sure you are accustomed to getting critiqued by mostly male readers of daily newspapers who gripe about Phoebe and Her Unicorn based on reading one strip and expecting Andy Capp or Beetle Bailey. I don’t even read the comics, but I am enraged by these guys who are writing letters to… Read more →

We have liftoff

After three years of running online (and a name change), “Phoebe and Her Unicorn” launched in 110 publications yesterday. My work is, at long last, internationally syndicated. It’s a lot to take in! I’ve been chasing this particular whale my entire adult life. I feel lightheaded. In a good way. So have some links! Such as the official press release!… Read more →