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Author Archives: Blue Crow

Our Queer Little Village: Part 2

THE BACKSTORY: This is such a long comic and we are publishing it online in 2 parts because it was made for a full page in The Portland Mercury! We were invited to be in The Portland Mercury’s Queer Illustrated by Kathleen and this is also why Matt did a special, lavender wash for this story. […]

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Our Queer Little Village: Part 1

THE BACKSTORY: This is such a long comic and we are publishing it online in 2 parts because it was made for a full page in The Portland Mercury! We were invited to be in The Portland Mercury‘s Queer Issue and this is also why Matt did a special, lavender wash for this story. For this […]

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Trauma Safety Plans For Going Out.

THE BACKSTORY: This was a comic that felt important for Marco and I to make. Marco and I both deal with what might be labeled chronic or complex PTSD. Not only from abusive parents, but also from growing up in poverty in violent cities like Phoenix and LA. I went to Maryvale High School in […]

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Nanny Mommy

THE BACKSTORY: I have been called nanny by many children, I have been pretty amused that Ember’s version of mommy has turned out to be “naaani.” In a weird way, it’s kind of grounding, it reminds me that I have a lot of experience guiding me in my vulnerable moments.

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Mama Dysmorphia

    THE BACKSTORY: I have been spending a lot of time processing all the feels of the last year and a half, trying to heal both my post surgery body and my post trauma brain. Navigating postpartum everything while having chronic PTSD severely rekindled, a lot of my survival and coping has looked like […]

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Multiparent Stalling Tactics For Beginners

THE BACKSTORY: Even the smallest of humans have will and determination of their own, it’s so beautiful watching our baby blossom into being able to communicate, even in these run around moments where our baby is using all their baby signs (signing is a huge help for an intelligent toddler who knows more words than they […]

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Talking Non Monogamy at ECCC!

In this sixth episode, we are featuring interviews about non monogamy at Emerald City Comic Con! We tabled there this year and had a great time, especially sharing our comic about polyamory and talking with people about non monogamy. Check out photos of the mini audio booth that Blue made… People had some great experiences […]

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Feeling Neglected? + Emerald City Comic Con

THE BACKSTORY: Transitioning into parenthood is intense and any kind of big identity transition can complicate the intimacy between people (not to mention other life complicating circumstances swirling about, like dealing with the fallout from trauma). Things can get away from you, you can take certain comforts for granted, especially when you’re vulnerable and struggling to […]

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Why?!

THE BACKSTORY: Why is a question I leaned heavy on for many, many months as early childhood moves fast and I came into the triad with over a decade, professional, early childhood care under my belt… While my two coparents had literally zero. I thought I was a patient person, but the hypervigilance stirred up […]

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Already On The Move

THE BACKSTORY: Baby’s can squirm and wiggle over to the smell of their mother’s milk and Imago is a really great book. Like late pregnancy, I read a lot of books during the newborn months and while I was recovering from surgery, but Imago is the one I connected with most deeply at the time. […]

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