An excerpt from “Pictures of Candy,” from in my latest comic Screentests, which runs along with another story, “Body Language,” and an essay, “Candy + Me.”
Screentests is available for sale as a PDF in:
- New Work, 2013 ($3, 71 pages), compiled along with Blue Blue Blues starring “Sonic” and some short pieces from Comics Workbook and elsewhere, including “To all the Johnny Ryans”
- Screentests on its own ($1, 32 pages)
- or in Annie Mok: Collected 2008-2013 ($9, 158 pages), with all of the above plus Stitching Together (“the Jim Henson one”), Annie Mok Draws James Joyce, B-Sides: Uncollected Anthology Stories, Chris Ware: Paper Musician, and Decorum.
All of the PDFs includes photos of the comics by Maggie Eighteen. You can see everything available at my Gumroad site.
You can read a thoughtful piece on Screentests by Mey Rude at Autostraddle.
Thanks to everyone who helped, supported, collaborated, and talked this year. I’m glad I got to share it with you.
John Darnielle from the Mountain Goats said some words this time last year that he addressed “to my fellow abuse survivors” that I thought of many times since I read them.
Staying alive is an active choice, a verb. I hope you hold yourself close this year and the next.
West Philly, 2013
!!!!!!!!!!!!! This is so great! Annie’s work is always awesome.