"Follicle" Risograph by JJ McLuckie
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- 40 Pages spiral bound
- Federal Blue and Fluorescent Pink Risograph
- An incurable virus infects through exposed hair causing it to fall out and leave large open follicles in its place. This queer body-horror comic focuses on the mental and social affects of illness as well as the guilt and acceptance that follows it.
Major: Illustration '17
JJ McLuckie is a Chicago-based illustrator, cartoonist, muralist, and handpoke tattoo artist. They primarily self-publish queer body-horror comics and zines based on observing biological patterns, destigmatizing gender/sexuality, and visually communicating emotion. Vibrant paintings are often portraits of the enjoyment of melancholy and vulnerability; these form the nucleus of which the many mediums used revolve around. Color theory, design, and stylistic collage are always at the forefront of concepts and therefore are constantly shifting depending on what their most recent research happens to be.