Saturday Morning Cartoons: Tongue Depressor, Part II

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


What grew instead was my library of queer literature and collection of Virginia Woolf quotes.

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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 really liked the colors and how the mood they created for me seemed to support the really poignant pose of the figure and the sketchy quality of the drawing. Also how the details in the room seemed totally authentic to the character and story, like the soccer ball and open book shelf and posters. It was a lot of emotional impact a single frame, just from the visual alone, but really enhanced and elevated the experience of reading the text. So good.

  2. I think this is one comic that I think nearly all of us can relate to rather well.
    Sorry big brother that Yosemite Tomboy book didn’t give me the revelation you hoped, grow into a lady.
    *not actually sorry and fuck you for giving me that hygiene book in front of everyone as if puberty was not humiliating enough
    **and taking food from me because I’d clearly “had enough”
    ***shit I’m making a list, a list of shit
    ****the fact a person like you has daughters keeps me up at night

  3. Started a new course anti-depressants not yet over a week ago and so this comic was oddly appropriate and doubly hard hitting.

  4. I reread A Room of One’s Own yesterday for a seminar and actually spent today quoting passages of it, without context or attribution, to the befuddlement of my friends. “If truth is not to be found on the shelves of the British Museum, where, I asked myself, picking up a notebook and pencil, is truth?” It’s so wonderful. Every page of it is so wonderful.

  5. Ugh–this really hits me. I spend a lot of time thinking about my neuro-atypical-ness (a term which was just so mind-blowing and relieving to discover), and a lot of time thinking about my gender and sexuality non-heteronormative identities, but I don’t know that I’ve spent really any time thinking about those together. Thanks for this.

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