Oh, Hey! It’s Alyssa #1: Beach Body

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A. Andrews

A. is a totally complete incomplete paraplegic and thirty-something hanky-in-the-pocket cartoonist weirdo!

A. has written 69 articles for us.


  1. Welcome Alyssa! I love the style of your drawings! <3

    Just a heads-up that the boxes of text are pretty hard to read on my monitor – and I have good eyesight – I think it's a combination of the font and the color?

    • Hey thanks so much! That’s definitely the goal of the series. As it continues on, it’ll aim to touch upon topics regarding my experiences navigating queer and disabled identities (especially being involved in the arts and living in NYC – neither of which is inherently accessible). I want to be sure to let the story kind of unfold rather than give the every detail of “the what” regarding my body – but it will absolutely unfold and I really love this feedback. It’s so nice to have folks respond so positively to the goals!

      Cheers! xo.

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