Gwai-Lo of the Heart – Berliac

Made in 2015 by Berliac for Comics Workbook, Gwai-Lo of the Heart is a clever and mysteriously striking series of 4 panel comics that, among other things, plays with the associations usually made with the West’s gaze towards manga.
These little comics pack a poetic punch.

Presented below is Berliac’s full series.

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Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1982. Berliac currently lives and works in Berlin. Online at


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Juan Fernández

Juan Fernández

Juan José Fernández is a Pittsburgh comics community organizer, most recently named as one of “Pittsburgh’s Creative Forces: 12 People to Meet in 2017” in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and one of seven 2016 Fuerza awardees by Café Con Leche for providing Pittsburgh Latinx leadership. He co-organizes the annual Pittsburgh Zine Fair, leads the Pittsburgh Comics Salon, and provides educational outreach for the Comics Workbook and the ToonSeum. He currently works at the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council.
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