Name of the Fangirl
Fangirl’s school grade or occupation
In addition to being a reptile rehabilitator, Erica is a comic writer, letterer, and editor.
What is her fangirl interest?
Erica loves comics, ranging from the Big Two to indie books, sci-fi and fantasy from Star Wars and Firefly to Lord of the Rings, tabletop RPGs like AD&D and Call of Cthulhu.
Why did you decide to shine the spotlight on this fangirl?
I met Erica through GrayHaven Comics when I had been looking to spotlight female creators. From my first interview I was impressed with her enthusiasm and responsiveness. We met in person at GeekGirlCon, where she showed me some of the upcoming work she was editing and I sat in on her panel with Gail Simone. Erica is a mother, juggling her job and fulfilling her dream to create comics, and she approaches all of that with passion.
Erica did an interview for FANgirl, and it is definitely worth the read. She currently has two projects in the Kickstarter phase. Flesh of White is comic about surviving albinism in Tanzania and You Are Not Alone is an anthology that addresses bullying.
How does this fangirl express her fandom?
Erica collects original comic art and golden age books, plays tons of games, and still cosplays from time to time.
What is her favorite quote or personal motto?
“The Time is Near” – Millennium
What is her favorite fangirl item that she cannot live without?
An Oracle (Barbara Gordon) mask. Erica says, “It’s hand carved and hand-painted and I love it!”
Where can we follow her online?