Hello & Welcome! I'm Christina. I make mostly-autobio, usually-tender comic essays, which you can read below. If you like my work: Send me a note. Sign up for my newsletter to be notified of when new comics are published. Support me on Patreon for behind-the-scenes tidbits.


Self-published books and zines.


Bigger projects and longer stories that compel us to write what we learn onto the wider world.


Neighbors is an autobio comics story told in eight parts about housing and homelessness, about home and belonging. This story is my journey in figuring out the roots of my uneasiness at seeing signs of homelessness on my block.

October 2017 // Shortlisted for 2018 Cartoonist Studio Prize for Best Webcomic

On Beauty

Learning and unlearning what the world tells us about beauty and our value as women -- and the small yet potent ways we may resist. This comic is a letter to my future daughter, and other letters + projects took form at "Dear Daughter".

October 2016 // Winner 2017 Cartoonist Studio Prize for Best Webcomic. Eisner-nominated.


"Closets" is a story about my dad, told in 7 chapters. It's about my relationship with my parents, it's about being your Self, and in the end -- it's about love. I serialized this comic over seven weeks in September-October 2015. Read the newsletters that went out with each comic, starting here.

October 2015

Comic Essays

Taking a second look at aspects of our culture that we take for granted and creating visions for a better world. These comics are personal and political: they explore our individual decisions within systemic social issues.

Read Flowchart

How Much...?

An essay in flowchart form: How much should I pay for this sliding scale* comic (or any other form of art)? *aka Pay-What-You-Want or NOTAFLOF

May 2018

Read Inclusion


A follow-up comic to "In Visibility" -- because you can't talk about an individual's feelings of belonging without taking into account their context and the systems at play.

August 2017

Read In Visibility

In Visibility

Grappling with my desire to stay small -- and other reflections from Asian American ComiCon Summit 2017.

July 2017

Read Haircut


A musing on simple beauty rituals. Because nothing is ever that straightforward. (Related to On Beauty.)

April 2017

Read a comic about rootlessness and refugees


On rootlessness and refugees.

January 2017

Read a comic about imposter syndrome

Imposter Syndrome

Drawing connections between the Dunning-Kruger Effect, the creative "gap", and imposter syndrome.

January 2017

Read The Story of Wetiko

The Story of Wetiko

Stories are how we make sense of our world, and wetiko is the story virus of always needing more more more.

July 2016

Read Release


How we hold trauma in our bodies, and how we shake shake shake it off.

May 2015

Read Unspoken


This one is about words because I love words and because words matter. It’s also about #SayingGoodbye.

Dec 2014

Read Home


Moving always triggers in me a tug of war between letting go and preserving ties.

Nov 2014

Read Sadness on the Internet

Sadness on the Internet

A visual essay exploring how our emotions manifest themselves on the internet. Written during AC4D.

Feb 2011

Personal Comics

Diary comics, personal stories, and memoir comics.

Read diary comics from October 2017

Diary Comics: October 2017

Diary comics about intimacy, connection, and balance.

June 2016

Read diary comics from summer 2017

Diary Comics: Summer 2017

Diary comics over a summer of being knocked off my feet.

Summer 2017

Read diary comics from April and May 2017

Diary Comics: April+May 2017

Rooting in the here and now during rainy season.

April - May 2017

Read diary comics from February and March 2017

Diary Comics: Feb+Mar 2017

Diary comics that include lots of moving house and lots of processing home.

February - March 2017

Read diary comics from January 2017

Diary Comics: Jan 2017

Diary comics about moving and resisting, about silence and stuff.

January 2017

Read Moment

A Moment for Orlando

Sometimes the news breaks your heart, and you just need a moment. Sometimes you need a lot of moments.

June 2016

Read Guidance


A comic about tarot and tea and looking for answers.

May 2016

Read Why I'm a Dinner Partier

Why I'm a Dinner Partier

Why The Dinner Party is important to me, and why I'm a Dinner Partier.

Dec 2015

Read Aging


A reflection on the alchemy of time, inspired by Lunar New Year travels visiting family in Asia.

Feb 2015

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