Elvis B. is a Brooklyn-based cartoonist. They co-founded the NYC Feminist Zinefest with Kate Angell, and are currently organizing its 3rd year with with other rad folks. Elvis has given talks on queer history and/or zines at Bard College, The New School, Ohio University, Rutgers University, the Hedrick-Martin Institute (home of Harvey Milk High School), Gotham Professional Arts Academy,  and Kearny High School in New Jersey. Currently, they are working on Homos in Herstory, a comics zine that focuses on 19th and 20th century queer history. You can find their zines at radical bookstores, and at their online Etsy shop, Captain Elvis’ Cartoon Shack.

Feel free to get in touch:

elvismuseumz AT gmail.com

Now available online from Etsy!: http://www.etsy.com/shop/CaptainElvis

Or at these Zine Libraries:
Salford Zine Library (UK)
Brooklyn College Zine Library (NY)
Community Lending Library of Bitch Media (Portland)
Denver Zine Library (CO)
Barnard Zine Library (NY)

Clocktower Radio Show, PaperCuts; May 25, 2015
Queers & Comics Conference, “Zines & Minicomics” and “QZAP” panels, May 7-8, 2015
TV Appearance, “Masculine Us,” BRIC media arts show, April 15, 2015
Guest Lecture in Queer Ecologies Class, Mount Holyoke College, April 13, 2015
“Queer Zine Readings on Housing, Nico, and more!” Bluestockings Bookstore, April 8, 2015
Guest Lecture with Jordan Alam, “Zine History and Production Class,” Pioneer Works, April 7, 2015
Rhinestone Steel: Queer History Lecture Night / Pittsburgh, PA / March 20, 2015
“Meet your Organizers” Zine Reading / Bluestockings Bookstore / February 28, 2015
Brain Frame / Brooklyn Historical Society / April 25, 2014
Bard College / Zine Workshop! With Jacinta Bushnell / April 19, 2014
The 6th Annual Rainbow Book Fair / NYC / March 29, 2014
AVODAH / Zine-Making Workshop / NYC / March, 2014
40th Anniversary Lesbian Herstory Archives Art Benefit / Johannes Vogt Gallery, NYC / December 6, 2013
Zine Launch! 1980’s, work-in-progress edition / Roberts Street Social Centre, Halifax / August 9, 2013
Re-imagining Queer and Feminist Spaces / Firestorm Bookstore, Asheville / July 25, 2013
Bluestockings Queer Double Header: “Homos in Herstory” and “Queering the Science of HIV” / May 17, 2013
Geeks Out! Let’s Have a Geeky: Queer Cartoonists BGSQD, Lower East Side, NY / January 16, 2013
Adventures from Home: Another Feminist Zine Reading! / Bluestockings Bookstore, NY / Sunday, October 21
Philly Feminist Zinefest Reading / Wooden Shoe Bookstore, Philadelphia / Saturday, August 25, 2012
Baltimore Feminist Reading Group: Feminist BBQ Series / Red Clover Collective, Baltimore / Sunday, August 12, 2012
Brooklyn College Zine Library Opening / Brooklyn College / Tuesday, July 31, 2012
“Bam Kabloom! Destroying Gender Stereotypes in Comics” – Panel hosted by Papercut Press, with fellow panelists Amy Reader, Sally Madden, Wendy Xu and Alice Meichi Li / Bluestockings Bookstore / July 18, 2012
“Homos in Herstory” Zine Event / Red Emma’s Bookstore, Baltimore / Thursday, April 26, 2012
Brooklyn Zinefest Reading / Brooklyn Fireproof East / Wednesday, April 11, 2012
“I Read It in a Fanzine!” Feminist Zines Reading / Bluestockings Bookstore / Sept. 1, 2011

Comix Gab, interview
Autostraddle: Article – “I Went To the Brooklyn Zinefest, Had Feelings, Found Three More Zines You Should Read”
Interview with Jude Vachon of Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Public Library
Zine Review on GeeksOut.com
Interview by the folks at Brooklyn Zinefest
“The man behind the illustrated postcards of Bluestockings”
Somebody’s Autobiography
Salford (UK) Zine Library
Indypendent newspaper
and again

Illustrations for: Bluestockings Bookstore, Queers for Economic Justice, The Indypendent Newspaper, Means of Production Apparel, Queerball, post-pride street party (2011 & 2012), Gerrit Lansing reading at Poe’s Kitchen at the Rattlesnake Inn, Free University May 1st Event (2014)

Work in compliation zines: My Feminist Friends, Suburban Blight, Make Out Magazine, Hoax Zine, Fuckin’A Zine, a thousand times yes: reflections on yoko ono, Don’t Tell Mom- the Babysitter’s Queer, The Borough is My Library, Adventures in Menstruating

QZAP (Queer Zine Archive Project), September 2014, Miluwakee, WI
Roberts Street Residency, Summer 2013 // 2 weeks // Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

2 responses to “Who?

  1. Hey! I have just blogged about you! Hope thats all ok! Nothing bad its just I visited Bluestockings when in NY and i see you do their illustrations/ postcards

    Your stuff is awesome!

  2. Hey just a thought I love your illustrations and I would love it if you maybe did one around fashion that I could feature on my blog?

    Just a thought and it would be awesome!

    email me back if your interested! xxx

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