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Indigenous illustrations: inside the groundbreaking new comic book

Guest host Candy Palmater speaks to editor Hope Nicholson and illustrator David Cutler about Moonshot, an Indigenous comics collection.
The cover of Moonshot, a new comic book celebrating Indigenous art and stories. (Stephen Gladue/Alternate History Comics Inc.)

These comics might not look like the Indigenous art you're used to seeing — but Native tradition is still at their heart.

Moonshot is a collection of comics that feature First Nations, Inuit, and Metis storytellers from across North America. Guest host Candy Palmater speaks to editor Hope Nicholson and illustrator David Cutler about what makes comics the perfect medium for sharing Indigenous stories.

WEB EXTRA | Preview a few of the comics — including the one illustrated by David Cutler — below.

A page from Moonshot written by Arigon Starr and illustrated by David Cutler. (Alternate History Comics Inc.)
A page from Moonshot written by David Robertson and illustrated by Haiwei Hou. (Alternate History Comics Inc.)
A page from Moonshot written by Elizabeth LaPensee and illustrated by Claude St. Aubin. (Alternate History Comics Inc.)

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