Reine #38: Takes a Village

An eight panel vertical comic in colors of blush, goldenrod, orange, olive green, steel grey, and black: The title is "Takes a Village" by Rea Strapp, and in it one queer person yells at another "YOU'RE GETTING A CAT" before all the lesbians on the phone tree show up to provide cat toys, apps for the phone about cats, and even a cat carrier. In the last panel: A Black cat is drawn in front of a blush pink circle, an arrow points to the cat and the text says: "DOESN'T EVEN KNOW ABOUT HER HUGE LESBIAN FAMILY"

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Ren Strapp

Ren Strapp is a comic artist, designer, and gender nonconforming lesbian werewolf. Her work is inspired by risograph printing and American traditional tattooing. She loves weight lifting and hiking. Support her work on Patreon.

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7 Comments

  1. Aw! This reminds me of when our friend had to leave the country with only a weeks notice (sometimes a bad breakup is a Bad Breakup) and we all came together to rescue her cat from her ex and take care of him until she could come back to get him. Cats and queer women, there’s nothing like it.

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