Masters Thesis - Stick World
I graduated from California College of the Arts with a Masters in Comics in the year 2017. The masters program offered many learning opportunities; inking techniques, comic pedagogy, history classes, professional practice, and the chance to work on your own comic 'thesis' over the course of a two year period.
I wanted to work on something that took all the comic rules I learned and broke them into itty bitty pieces. The result is Stick World.
This is a comic for youngsters and the young at heart (though it did go through a period where you couldn't turn a page without encountering a dirty joke), and you can read what I have finished by going to stickworldcomic.com, with new updates on Mondays and Fridays.
What is Stick World? I'm glad you asked.
Stick World is a world entirely inhabited by stick figures, where books transport their reader into places of extraordinary adventure.
But Pod doesn't live in Stick World. Pod lives in Crapsville, a world entirely covered in sewage.
Pod's one dream is get to Stick World, learn how to become an author, and find a way to writer herself and her family into a better future. But dreams hardly ever match reality, and when Pod does make it to Stick World, it's nothing like she imagined.