IWB’s comic strip column is a space for exploring cross-cultural encounters through the revealing, yet light-hearted lens of humour.
If you’d like to contribute, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your comic strips ideas – our graphic designers will help you develop your story into a strip!
LOST IN TRANSLATION: PANTS VS. TROUSERS
Our new series, titled “Lost in Translation,” narrates the sometimes comedic, sometimes confusing miscommunication that takes place when different cultures and languages interact.
Written by Mei Araki ’19 / Art by Bonny Cai ’17
FIRSTS: THE BLUETOOTH ENIGMA
Our inaugural series, titled “FIRSTS,” narrates the cognitive dissonance that internationals experience in their first encounters with various American norms.
Written by Sakura Nakada ’17 / Artwork by He Ri Kwon ’16
Written by Saron Mechale ’17 / Artwork by Bonny Cai ’17
FIRSTS: BED BATH & BEYOND
Written by An Truong ’17 / Artwork by He Ri Kwon ’16
Written by Devika Girish / Artwork by Bonny Cai