The Moon Jar by Sam Nakahira
The Moon Jar is a short comic about three sisters who run an antique shop & an octopus collecting treasures. A fantastical narrative involving a small fishing island, yokai, and a piece of the moon~
Sam Nakahira (she/they) is a comic artist and illustrator. She makes comics about overlooked histories, the natural world, dreams, and more—mostly within a framework of Japanese / Japanese American history and mythology. Her comics have been published by The Nib, Knock LA, Vox, and Whetstone Magazine. She graduated from Grinnell College and the Center for Cartoon Studies. Sam is currently working on a graphic novel around the early life of Ruth Asawa to be published by The Getty Museum in 2024.