Each week, artist Erika Moen explores some aspect of sex and reports back on the result for Oh Joy Sex Toy. This week: Erika and her partner Matt discuss long-distance relationships and the ins-and-outs of sexting.
The best way to talk about comics is through comics. That’s why we’re so excited to announce that we’re partnering with comics collective Ladydrawers to publish online a series of six comics about easy steps the comics industry could take to embrace a more diverse fan base.
Intrepid artist Erika Moen reports on a different aspect of sex each week in Oh Joy Sex Toy. This week gets a little sweet as she details going home for the holidays and introducing her boyfriend to her mom.
Image is a comics publisher that puts out creator-owned stories—you’ve probably heard of The Walking Dead, Wanted, or Spawn, and maybe you’ve read Saga, the space adventure that’s been selling like hotcakes at comic shops. But Image is also notable for publishing comics that don’t shy away from featuring women as their protagonists, putting them in pretty stark contrast to the big publishers with whom they compete.
Image recently launched three brand-new titles that promise to bring a little more gender diversity to the world of comics, from a band of debaucherous lady adventurers to a time-travelling teenage cop. I read through these three titles and also talked with writer Kelly Sue DeConnick and illustrator Emma Ríos about their series, Pretty Deadly, which is a classic Western with an unusual lead: Death’s daughter.