New Works


Helga and Hägar the Horrible 50th Anniversary and March 8th Celebration

When the revered Serbian weekly magazine Zabavnik invited only male authors to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the famous comic Hägar the Horrible, Serbian author Jana (Yana) Adamović immediately protested. The editor’s tone-deaf answer that no female authors possess the needed quality rightly angered the community of diverse creators and their supporters

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2023 Nova Festival

The 2023 Nova Festival (October 3 – 24) celebrates contemporary comic arts in Pančevo, Serbia. This year, the theme is reflections on the painting called The Island of Love by the celebrated Serbian painter Nadežda Petrović. The event marks 150 years from her birth and is included in the UNESCO 2023 calendar of cultural and

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From Home

From Home anthology brings together 11 female authors from Serbia’s collective Stripotetke (Instagram, Facebook, Discord) who tackled the theme of working from home and problems that appear when the boundaries between home and work get blurred. The anthology and accompanying exhibition will contribute to the better visibility of female-created comics and the

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Letter to Amanda

I connected to Amanda through a global PenPal project started by the New Yorker writer Rachel Syme. In September 2020, Rachel announced that over 4,500 people in 50 countries had joined #penpalooza. Amanda lives in Florida, while I live in Lower Mainland, British Columbia, Canada. With the pandemic raging across the world

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