About the Creator & the Project
Christine Stoddard is a Salvadoran-American writer, artist, director, and actor living in New York City. She is the founder of Quail Bell Press & Productions, including the namesake Quail Bell Magazine. She contributed to Grinnell College's comics magazine, The Sequence, before transferring to Virginia Commonwealth University. Her "Forget Fairytales" comics first ran in The Commonwealth Times, VCU's campus newspaper. She co-founded VCU's publication Comicality Magazine using a special grant from the Student Media Center. In 2013, she was named one of The Southeast Review's national emerging artists in a feature focusing on "Forget Fairytales." In 2017, she exhibited "Forget Fairytales" comics at The Living Gallery in Brooklyn, NY. Her comics have appeared in The Huffington Post, Washington City Paper, Feminist Wednesday, Grok Nation, Weird Sister, and elsewhere. Her comedy play "Forget Fairytales," which was based upon the comics, premiered before a sold-out audience at the Broadway Comedy Club in New York City in 2022. Excerpts from the play will appear in "Quail Tales," Christine's comedy show series at The Players Theatre on Feb. 11, 2023. Stoddard holds degrees from VCUarts and The City College of New York. Find out more about her work at www.worldofchristinestoddard.com.
View archives of the comics from 2009-2016 here.