Check Out This Week’s Cartoons: Feb. 9, 2017

Kylie Summer Wu's take on life as a young trans woman, Jay Duret's look back at the week in politics, and more.

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Top left – Kylie Summer Wu’s popular online comic, “Trans Girl Next Door,” has won her numerous laurels. The SoCal-based artist was featured in last year’s Trans 100 — a list of notable people “working on trans issues in the United States and having a positive impact” — as well as in Elite Daily’s list of 10 most influential trans millennials, an honor that she shared with Laverne Cox and Janet Mock. Follow her on Twitter at @kyliesummerwu. (Her Instagram is also at @kyliesummerwu.) And be sure to check out her website at

Top right – “Hot Comics for Cool People” is written by Brandon Sheffield, a game developer from Oakland, and is illustrated by Dami Lee, an artist and editor from Brooklyn by way of Seoul. Check them out at

Bottom left – Jay Duret is a San Francisco-based writer and illustrator. A selection of his cartoons on current political developments and emerging social issues appears each week in SF Weekly as “The Week in Review.” Follow him on Twitter at @jayduret and on Instagram at @joefaces. His website is


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