(Photo by Alex Stonehill)

Indie comics get serious, pushing political and social buttons

No laughing matter, a new global comics movement is on the front lines of pressing social and political issues.
Oct 27, 2016
(Photo by Alex Stonehill).

How to get the most out of Short Run 2016

Your guide to the 6th annual Short Run Comix & Arts Festival!
Oct 25, 2016

Indian artist Krish Raghav sees the world in comics form

Krish Raghav's comic books combine travelogue with historical, social and political context — before ending with a punchline.
Oct 30, 2015

Short Run Comix & Art Festival is October 31st

This Halloween, Saturday, October 31st, Short Run Comix & Arts Festival presents their fifth annual showcase of indie comix, zines, art books, small press lit, poetry, animation, and more.
Oct 7, 2015
During his visit to Seattle, South African comics artist Jean de Wet (front, with local collaborator James Stanton) is painting a mural on the Cappy's Boxing Gym building in the Central District. (Photo by Ana Sofia Knauf)

Short Run comics fest a global draw for indie artists

Memoirs, social commentary and counter-culture movements have elevated comics beyond superheroes and three panel humor. And the movement is catching on around the world.
Nov 12, 2014