Published on September 8th, 2016 | by Keiler Roberts


HOW WAS SCHOOL TODAY? Comics by Keiler Roberts


I usually have to repress my automatic reaction to kids picking on Xia, which would be—“Why do you spend time with bratty kids?” This time I admired Alejandra’s creativity, a girl who does have nearly black eyes.  I can understand why she wanted to protect her prized feature.

Reprinted from New City.

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About the Author

Keiler Roberts teaches comics at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and lives in Evanston, Illinois with her husband, daughter and dog. The Comics Journal said of her third book, Miseryland, that she “captures human nature in all its quirky contradiction.” Her Ignatz-award winning autobiographical series Powdered Milk can be seen at Her new book, Sunburning, has just been released by Koyama Press. Author photo by Glitter Guts.

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