I Prefer The Pierrot That Knows Sadness ✑ 20 page multimedia comic exploring the clownery of love under capitalism, and the clownery of actual clowns in love. Debuted at Shortbox Comics Fair in October, 2021. Nominated for a 2021 Broken Frontier Award for “Best Oneshot.”
Available to download and read on itch.io, print version for sale again soon.



Cameraman ✑ 40 pages, A trans boys love comic about Sam, a camera operator on a food & restaurant web series, who meets Aiden, a restaurant owner, on set for an episode filmed at their space. Originally published in 2019 with Diskette Press. Second edition was self-published and printed digitally with an alternate cover in Singapore for the Queer Zine Room of the Singapore Art Book Fair, 2021.
Out of print, available to download and read on itch.io.



Lungs Of Jeju ✑ 12 pages, a sci-fi tale of a photographer meeting an android whose body has been transformed by the magic of the forests on Jeju Island. Originally created for the comics anthology Heartwood: Nonbinary Tales of Sylvan Fantasy published in 2018. Self-published as a risograph minicomic in 2021 & will be also republished in the upcoming zine The Asian Cyborg and Othered Bodies



Just One Ten Minutes ✑ 28 pages, a short self-contained story with characters from my upcoming book Firebird. Originally published with Diskette Press in 2018, reprinted and self-published in 2021. I have some straggler copies but haven't gotten around to redoing my online storefront yet so email me at sunmi.comics@gmail.com if you want one. It can also be read as part of my old zine bundle on Itchio, which includes scans of the original first edition and a digital version for ease of reading.


✿ more short comics ✿

Coming soon, March 2023! "Automatic," a 5 page comic about an office worker feeling isolated by an increasingly automated world, until an older woman moves in next door. For Cyber Lewds, an erotic comics anthology. Follow on Instagram for updates!


2022. "When They Sank," for Strange Horizon's May 2022 Visual Art Issue. Written by Fernanda Castro. Read the whole comic here!


2016. A comic inspired by, and drawn with lyrics from "A Burning Hill" by Mitski. It got turned into a sweater to go with an interview with Jenny Zhang back then, which I did a couple more illustrations for. I'm still fond of it.

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