Saturday Morning Cartoons: Excavation

Welcome to Saturday Morning Cartoons, a segment where four artists take turns delighting you with their whimsy, facts and punchlines on Saturday mornings! Our esteemed cartoon critters are Cameron GlavinAnna BongiovanniMegan Praz and Yao Xiao. Today’s cartoon is by Cameron!


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Cameron is an illustrator hailing from Ohio. When she’s not drawing, she’s probably very, very quietly having loud thoughts about: queer things, her eventual shop, what to watch next on Netflix, food, names for her future pets, and tumblr.

Cameron has written 76 articles for us.


  1. I’ve been in a cast for 3 months and it’s totally bumming me out – I was really happy when I noticed the cast in this comic! Not that I want anyone else (real or fictional) to be injured…. But #brokenanklesolidarity y’all

  2. I finished moving my stuff out of my old apartment last month, and came across a dream journal I’d kept for a year or two starting a few years back. Reading through it, I was struck by the fact that for someone who was ostensibly a cisgender male, whenever there was even the slightest chance I might be able to become a girl in a dream, I would jump at it. Yup, no denial there, no siree.

  3. I love this comic, I’ve been doing this with my stuff for the past four months and am still going Strong. It’s slow going, because it’s in boxes in a gigantic storage mixed in with years of three generations of my family’s collection of memories and stuff no one wants to let go of.

  4. The eternal joy of old notebooks. Back when I wrote short stories I would frequently write down ideas, put that notebook aside, and find them five+ years later with a question asked about almost all of them: “What was I on when I wrote this?”

  5. 1. Most relatable comic ever
    2. Will your boot make regular appearances now

  6. I feel this so much. Good gaw.

    Incidentally, I always dread finding those old notebooks. I’m sentimental, so I don’t like getting rid of things (even if it’s complete garbage–“remembering where I started” and all that), but it’s also so cringe-worthy I can barely stand to read it.

    But I do. All day. While I get none of my actual cleaning/organizing done. Did you manage to actually finish your goal? If so, please tell me your secret.

  7. Danielle

    Its like pictures of us when we were all young. Your friends and family especially the younger ones look at you and say, What the hell were you thinking?

  8. “Someone’s gotta tell me” … so true.

    I love your comic so much, Cameron. One of the best things here on AS. Thank you.

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