Listen to Graphic Policy Radio Talk As the Crow Flies and Steven Universe with Melanie Gillman on Demand
As the Crow Flies is a story about Charlie — a queer 13 year old girl who finds herself stranded in a dangerous place: an all-white Christian youth backpacking camp. It has been nominated for the Slate Cartoonist Studio Prize (2013), an Eisner Award (2014), and an Ignatz (2016), and won a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators (2016).
Creator Melanie Gillman joins graphic Policy Radio to discuss their webcomic as well as Steve Universe!
Melanie Gillman is an Eisner- and Ignatz-nominated cartoonist. They are the creator of As the Crow Flies, a webcomic about queer teens and Christian youth camp, which will be published by Iron Circus Comics in late 2017. They have also written the Steven Universe comic for BOOM! Studios including the fan-favorite Stevonie storyline. They currently live in Tulsa, OK, where they are a 2017-2018 fellow in the Tulsa Artist Fellowship program. Their work can be read at: http://melaniegillman.com