Molly Ostertag Archives

Substack Comics Creators Criticised Over Site's Offensive Content
So far, Jonathan Hickman, James Tynion IV, Scott Snyder, Skottie Young, Molly Ostertag, Saladin Ahmed, and Chip Zdarsky have gone public, as well as engaging in a number of other monetising and merchandising opportunities It is clearly one of the biggest stories to hit the comic book industry this year in a year of big[...]
The logo of Substack
Saladin Ahmed's comics Substack is called Copper Bottle, while Molly Ostertag's new Substack is titled In the Telling. The logo of Substack In an opening post, Ahmed writes that he will continue to produce work-for-hire comics, but will now publish all creator-owned comics on Substack. There's a lot of that work on the way! I've earned wonderful fans[...]
A Love Letter From Creators: Preview A Tribute to Charles M. Schulz Out This Week
Garrity, Melanie Gillman, Zac Gorman, Jimmy Gownley, Matt Groening, Dan Hipp, Keith Knight, Mike Kunkel, Roger Langridge, Jeff Lemire, Jonathan Lemon, Patrick McDonnell, Tony Millionaire, Caleb Monroe, Terry Moore, Dustin Nguyen, Molly Ostertag, Lincoln Peirce, Paul Pope, Hilary Price, Liz Prince, Stan Sakai, Chris Schweizer, Ryan Sook, Jeremy Sorese, Raina Telgemeier, Richard Thompson, Tom Tomorrow,[...]
Female Gamers Unite! Chainmail Bikini Features Over 40 Comic Creators
Calling all female gamers! An awesome project is coming, edited by Hazel Newlevant (If This Be Sin), and featuring comics by Molly Ostertag, Yao Xiao, Annie Mok, Jane Mai, Mia Schwartz, and Carey Peitsch, and groundbreaking game developers Anna Anthropy and Merritt Kopas called Chainmail Bikini. [Cover by Hellen Jo] Chainmail Bikini is an anthology of comics[...]
Top Shelf Adds Strong Female Protagonist To Its Publishing Line
Top Shelf has announced that it's adding Brennan Lee Mulligan and Molly Ostertag's webcomic Strong Female Protagonist to their distribution family The hit webcomic that has been running since 2012 had a successful Kickstarter campaign allowing the creators to self=publish and have Top Shelf distribute. With superstrength and invulnerability, Alison Green used to be one of[...]
SPX Debuts – A Mysterious Cult And A Greek Myth Come To Life In Bacchanalia
SVA graduate Molly Ostertag, the artist on the successfully Kickstarted print version of the webcomic Strong Female Protagonist, now picked up by Top Shelf, produced a striking new comic as part of her senior thesis at SVA: Bacchanalia I had the good fortune to look at some of the original pages at an SVA open[...]
SPX Debuts -Terrestrial: A Fantasy Comics & Illustration Anthology
She will be at SPX – table E12. Molly Ostertag is the artist for Strong Female Protagonist and also a fellow SVA classmate She will be at SPX – table B14B. Aatmaja Pandya is an illustrator/comic artist that has been running her webcomic, The Bell Blues, for a fair amount of time She is also another SVA[...]
School of Visual Arts Seniors Graduate Today – Preview The Comics Of Tomorrow!
The Rookery had impressed me at MoCCA Fest for its eclectic, stylish design and contents, and the number of unique voices included who seemed to find their way to convey some of the dynamism of comics as a team effort. I spoke with Rookery-contributors and graduating seniors Jess Hurley, Steph Bailey, Molly Ostertag, and Hazel Newlevant[...]
Things To Do in New York This Week If You Like Comics
You can meet him, but here's a preview: Thursday, April 17th Desert Island at 540 Metropolitan Avenue in Brooklyn and So What? Press are hosting the Staycation Book Tour Release Party from 7-10PM with Dave Kelly, Lara Antal, Molly Ostertag, and Jess Ruliffson They say: Come celebrate the release of So What? Press' spring line of books at[...]
Get Your MoCCA Fest Preview Of Tales Of The Night Watchman: Staycation
Written by Dave Kelly and illustrated by Lara Antal, previous Tales of the Night Watchman books have appeared at various indie shows including Small Press Expo, and expanded into Tales of the Night Watchman Presents collaborating with other artists like Molly Ostertag to bring the strange world of the Night Watchman to life. The comics feature[...]
Getting A Feel For Comic Arts Brooklyn – Through Books And Pictures
Ford, a Brooklyn local whose prints alone were making me drool. But Sean also had his minis of his work Shadow Hills available, a mystery story with great line-work and an interestingly tense atmosphere. Bernard Stiegler, a Baltimore area native, was up in Brooklyn with his Xeric Award grant-winning book The Reptile Mind. Molly Ostertag, Dave Kelly, and[...]
One Of The Most Intelligent Panels On Gender In Comics Featuring Lara Antal, Marguerite Dabaie, Robin Ha, Hazel Newlevent, Molly Ostertag – With Complete Audio
Panelists included Lara Antal (Tales of the Night Watchman), Marguerite Dabaie (The Hookah Girl and Other True Stories), Robin Ha (Women of Marvel, The Dress), Hazel Newlevent (If This Be Sin), and Molly Ostertag (Strong Female Protagonist) Dave Kelly of So What? Press was also instrumental in designing the panel and rounding up participants. It was,[...]
Seven SPX Debuts That Are Like Crack: Tales of the Night Watchman, Behold the Killbot, Rushes, Journey into the Valley of Whispers, The Black Feather Falls, Cartozia Tales #2, Vs.
The former is by Dave Kelly and Lara Antal and the latter by Kelly and Molly Ostertag.  The premise of the series is that blogger Nora and roommate Charlie follow the exploits of Charlie's possessing spirit, a "spectral detective" known as the Night Watchman He lures them into paranormal adventures, often with a dash of[...]