by MxKnowitall (aka Morven Moreller)
Genre: Graphic Novel, Fiction, Slice of Life, LGBT
Kickstarter Launch: June 1st
Gramma’s cancer is back and this time, it’s terminal. Follow Leigh through their Gramma’s last adventure. When Leigh brings in some of Gramma’s things, they receive their inheritance early! It’s a ring that allows someone to enter another person’s mindscape. Leigh uses it to visit Gramma beyond her failing body.
Themensha is a graphic novel written and drawn in memory of my grandmother, who died due to Lymphoma (Brain Cancer) and suffered from Dementia and Alzheimer’s. This story is to bring awareness to those issues, especially for younger readers. It also explores themes of family, mental and emotional fortitude, and LGBT acceptance.
When it all started, I knew very little about any of these things, despite having a fair amount of experience with each separately. I was young, so people didn’t want to share the ‘ugly truth’ with me. But, that wasn’t healthy, and I want to make these topics more approachable for families.
She stood with me and behind me whoever I was and whoever I became. Her conditions changed her, but I stood behind her whoever she became, too.
Check out the process!
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