January 11, 2022

Episode 29: Taking Risks Beautifully with Lashawn Colvin, Creator of the Beautiful Soldiers Graphic Novel

Lashawn Colvin is the editor and creator of Beautiful Soldiers, her comic career started in early 2014. As a graphics illustrator, editor, writer and now comic book store owner. The first black woman to own a comic book store in the south!

Lashawn Colvin began her art journey at a very young age, however, there was another gift she found herself having. Writing. Her passion for writing and creating stories goes very deep, as a child she drew inspiration for creating stories from one of her favorite child hood tv shows.

Connect with Lashawn:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/lashawn-colvin-7b661398

https://www.instagram.com/beautiful_soldiers

https://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/story/news/2020/08/12/black-comic-book-creator-lashawn-colvin-opens-montgomery-store-help-other-artists/3313166001/

 

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