Reine #11: Heat Wave

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A cartoon with the palette of peachy-pink, sky blue, and tangerine orange. The comic depicts a fictional week in Portland known as "The Hottest Week of Summer 2020." Queers in the service industry are forced to serve customers without masks, there's a vigil for black lives who have been murdered by the police, the Portland protests continue, fans continue to blow around hot air in record high temperatures, and a cat sleeps on an ice pack.


Ren Strapp is a butch lesbian illustrator and designer, who makes comics about her life. She is an Appalachian farm girl living in Portland, OR. She loves birds and plants. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram and support her work on Patreon.

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