JB is available for illustration and comics commissions, workshops related to comics, zines, zine-making, as well as for talks and other programming related to gender and visual studies.
JB Brager holds a PhD in Women’s & Gender Studies from Rutgers University New Brunswick and a B.A. in American Studies with a certificate in LGBT Studies from The University of Maryland College Park. They are a founding editor of Pinko Magazine and founding host of the Bluestockings bookstore comics reading series In The Gutter. Their scholarship has appeared in the International Journal of Communication, The Holocaust in History and Memory, and The New Inquiry. Their comics and work on comics appears in The Nib, the Jewish Comix Anthology, The Black Warrior Review, Shareable Magazine, The LA Review of Books, GUTS Magazine and Apiary Magazine. JB teaches university courses, facilitates workshops, and gives lectures on subjects that include comics and zines, social media and photography, and human rights and genocide studies. In the past, they have lead programs at the University of Maryland, Rutgers University, Binghamton University, Manchester Metropolitan University, Red Emma’s Bookstore, Chicago Zinefest, and have presented at conferences including the American Studies Association, National Women’s Studies Association, and Cultural Studies Association annual conferences.