Kelly Phillips

The popularity of our comics issue and the Little Nemo cover last year prompted us to think anew about creating a weekly showcase for Philly’s comic artists. When Josh O’Neill of Locust Moon Comics agreed to curate the series, the deal was sealed. West Philly artist Kelly Phillips, whose work begins the series, says publishing a full-page comic “pays tribute to an art form that is inextricably tied, and indebted to, newspapers.”