Hello & Welcome! I'm Christina. I make mostly-autobio, usually-tender comic essays, which you can read below. If you like my work please: Send me a note. Sign up for my newsletter to be notified of when new comics are published. Support me on Patreon.


Comic Projects

Bigger projects and longer stories that compel us to write what we learn onto the wider world.



Slowingly

Work-in-progress comic about my grief sabbatical and what I've learned over the years about the longing to slow down in order to feel the feels we need to feel. Follow along by supporting my work on Patreon.

In Progress

Neighbors

Neighbors is an autobio comics story told in eight parts about housing and homelessness, about home and belonging. This story is my journey in figuring out the roots of my uneasiness at seeing signs of homelessness on my block.

Updates posted Wednesday

On Beauty

Learning and unlearning what the world tells us about beauty and our value as women -- and the small yet potent ways we may resist. This comic is a letter to my future daughter, and other letters + projects took form at "Dear Daughter".

October 2016 // Cartoonist Studio Prize for Best Webcomic. Eisner-nominated.

Closets (Parts 1–7)

"Closets" is a story about my dad, told in 7 chapters. It's about my relationship with my parents, it's about being your Self, and in the end -- it's about love. I serialized this comic over seven weeks in September-October 2015. Read the newsletters that went out with each comic, starting here.

October 2015






Common Nonsense

Taking a second look at aspects of our culture that we take for granted and creating visions for a better world.

Read Inclusion

Neighbors: Discomfort

The first part in a multi-part comic exploring themes of housing and homelessness, home and belonging.

August 2017

Read Inclusion

Inclusion

A follow-up comic to "In Visibility" -- because you can't talk about an individual's feelings of belonging without taking into account their context and the systems at play.

August 2017

Read In Visibility

In Visibility

Grappling with my desire to stay small -- and other reflections from Asian American ComiCon Summit 2017.

July 2017

Read Haircut

Haircut

A musing on simple beauty rituals. Because nothing is ever that straightforward.

April 2017

Read diary comics from February and March 2017

Diary Comics: Feb+Mar

Diary comics that include lots of moving house and lots of processing home.

February - March 2017

Read diary comics from January 2017

Diary Comics: Jan 2017

Diary comics about moving and resisting, about silence and stuff.

January 2017

Read a comic about rootlessness and refugees

Rootlessness

On rootlessness and refugees.

January 2017

Read a comic about imposter syndrome

Imposter Syndrome

Drawing connections between the Dunning-Kruger Effect, the creative "gap", and imposter syndrome.

January 2017

Read The Story of Wetiko

The Story of Wetiko

Stories are how we make sense of our world, and wetiko is the story virus of always needing more more more.

July 2016

Read Moment

A Moment for Orlando

Sometimes the news breaks your heart, and you just need a moment. Sometimes you need a lot of moments.

June 2016

Read Why I'm a Dinner Partier

Why I'm a Dinner Partier

Why The Dinner Party is important to me, and why I'm a Dinner Partier.

Dec 2015

Read Sadness on the Internet

Sadness on the Internet

A visual essay exploring how our emotions manifest themselves on the internet. Written during AC4D.

Feb 2011


Wandering Grace

Navigating the tender, reflective spaces in family, love, and loss.

Read Guidance

Guidance

A comic about tarot and tea and looking for answers.

May 2016

Read Closets, Part 7

Closets (7 of 7)

Who are you not to be?

Sep 2015

Read Closets, Part 6

Closets (6 of 7)

The stories we tell ourselves.

Sep 2015

Read Closets, Part 5

Closets (5 of 7)

The absence of broken presence.

Sep 2015

Read Closets, Part 4

Closets (4 of 7)

Skeletons in the closet.

Sep 2015

Read Closets, Part 3

Closets (3 of 7)

The comfort of closets.

Aug 2015

Read Closets, Part 2

Closets (2 of 7)

In and out of closets. #LoveWins

Aug 2015

Read Closets, Part 1

Closets (1 of 7)

The me I'm meant to be.

Aug 2015

Read Release

Release

How we hold trauma in our bodies, and how we shake shake shake it off.

May 2015

Read Aging

Aging

A reflection on the alchemy of time, inspired by Lunar New Year travels visiting family in Asia.

Feb 2015

Read Unspoken

Unspoken

This one is about words because I love words and because words matter. It’s also about #SayingGoodbye.

Dec 2014

Read Home

Home

Moving always triggers in me a tug of war between letting go and preserving ties.

Nov 2014










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