I have a backup plan.

Cartoonist Suzy X talks about how getting triggered can ruin her whole week, at Bitch Magazine. What does it take to weather the storm?  Self care, good friends, and a well formulated backup plan.

Even a parka doesn’t stop them!

Meredith Gran at Octopus Pie riffs on real life in NYC.  She writes "New York is a city that never shuts down, and the lechers are no exception. In my time away from the city I’d forgotten just how persistent they are, even in the coldest weather. Those brave souls."

An interview with artist Kiko Galpin

In Monster, Artist Kiko Galpin tells a very personal story about life after sexual assault. Earlier this month, Kiko answered some questions from Grab Back Comics about the process of making this comic and publishing it in Room Magazine.  Kiko says, "I wanted to convey the idea that this fear and discomfort doesn’t go away after the... Continue Reading →

Call for Submissions!

Your story matters!!   Through May 21, 2017, Grab Back Comics is accepting submissions of original comics on the topics of sexual assault, harassment, rape culture, or advocacy. Submissions will be posted on the Grab Back Comics website and included in a printed anthology that will be presented at the Comics & Medicine conference in Seattle in mid June.  I will also mail... Continue Reading →

Interview with comics artist Amy Camber

Shortly after the presidential election, Seattle artist Amy Camber's comic "One Week Later" was a gift to those of us who were stunned and aching.  Published on The Huffington Post, the comic now has more than 13,ooo views, likes, and shares.  The message of grief and empathy was just what so many of us needed to... Continue Reading →

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