How Manga Characters Got Their Eyes

Sam Nakahira

Sam Nakahira is an MFA candidate at the Center for Cartoon Studies and a 2019 graduate of Grinnell College. Her comics are published or are forthcoming in The Rumpus, Whetstone Magazine, Spiralbound, and Asian American Writers Workshop. Since she was a kid, she has read comics, manga, and graphic novels all day long. Just as her favorite cartoonists and artists have done for her, she aspires to draw stories that transform readers' worlds, perspectives, and thoughts.