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Ashley Topacio

Ashley Topacio is a mixed race multidisciplinary artist. Her comics explore the absurdity and grit of ordinary life and relationships, memoir and imagined, through a diasporic lens.

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Comic: Tamarind Candy Mistake

A tale of eighth grade trauma centered on everyone’s favorite sour-sweet snack

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Comic: Pea and Cheese Omelette

A sweet, sentimental ode to one very special Lola

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Comic: 1998 Revelation

An illustrated memory that perfectly encapsulates our feelings about chicken feet

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Comic: Hapa Love Notes

“Did you eat yet?” and other ways this illustrator says “I love you”