Vol. 2, Issue 6

“Comics are a gateway drug to literacy.”
― Art Spiegelman

Of Art, Maus, and Men | Nonfiction

Of Art, Maus, and Men | Nonfiction

When I was nine, I took religious confirmation classes in the same Methodist church my mother’s family had belonged to for decades. Every Wednesday afternoon Dr. Winefortner, our minister, prodded my ten classmates and me about matters essential to our souls and moral...
Near Life | Fiction

Near Life | Fiction

“There are no unnatural or supernatural phenomena, only very large gaps in our knowledge of what is natural. We should strive to fill those gaps of ignorance.”  —Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 Astronaut On his death day, Henry missed his chance to slip the earth and...
Blandscape | Visual Art

Blandscape | Visual Art

Blandscape Blandscape is a huge acrylic painting depicting the final scene of the free world Sandra Bland ever saw.  It was painted from a still of the police video footage on the day she was pulled over, harassed, assaulted, and arrested.  The calmness and serenity...