Femme On

Alyson and Elise McCall (artist behind REBURN, SPY ISLAND and MAN-EATERS) talk about a scene from REBURN Issue #1, which Alyson created and wrote. They dive deep into the creation of a pivotal scene between May and Skye and why they chose this scene to discuss. It's the female gaze on love, intimacy, negotiating trauma in a relationship and more. 

They loved talking about a scene, a comic book page, in such detail. A reminder of how much goes into each panel of your beloved comic books.

A must listen for any comic book fan. 

Elise’s website: https://elisemccall.com
Reburn: https://reburncomic.com
Alyson’s website: https://alysonshelton.com
Instagram & Twitter: @ByAlysonShelton

Creators & Guests

Alyson Shelton (she/her)
Alyson Shelton writes about women across mediums + genres. She’s written about a superpowered and multi-faceted heroine in her comic Reburn, and uncovering childhood secrets in Eve of Understanding, the award winning feature she wrote and directed. In her award winning screenplay, The Night We Met, she tackles a psychological thriller through fractured realities and self-invention. She is working on a memoir in essays and her writing has been published widely at outlets including The New York Times, Ms., The Rumpus and more. Her generalist knowledge and approach make her the perfect fit for her podcast, Fine Cut, in which she and a guest take a deep dive into one scene of the guest’s choosing. You can learn more about her through her website, www.alysonshelton.com and her Instagram @byalysonshelton where she hosts a weekly Instagram Live series inspired by George Ella Lyon’s poem, Where I’m From, where she’s hosted over 100 writers and creatives.

What is Femme On?

The Femme on Collective is a podcast collective where we discuss issues or pop culture that interests us, with a feminist, female view. Hosts Ada, Alyson, Jess, Ria and Tonya bring their unique voices to a variety of subjects including books, film, TV, feminism, comics, fitness, activism and so much more.