Sequential art pieces created in various contexts.
“The Ballad of Vaugn Schtnitzen” is the unwritten saga of mankind’s most reviled savior. To what lengths will he extend himself to protect those who cannot see the majesty of his manhood? What will one man sacrifice to become as powerful as the monsters he must defeat?
The Great Gatsby is an American classic written by F. Scott Fitzgerald and ruined by me. Beginning in 2010, I took it upon myself to reimagine the highly impressionistic novel and all its intricacies. And by intricacies, I do mean homoerotic subtext.
For my undergraduate thesis, I decided to revisit a story I had been (and still am) concocting since adolescence. “I Used to Be Somebody” is a semi-autobiographic, semi-fictional semi-novel that explores my experience living in the cross-section between JRPG gaming, fandom and queer identity. The following pages are excerpts from the paper-and-pencil production, presented in 2015.