Lawrence Lindell is a cartoonist, zinester, musician, and educator from California. His work focuses on Blackness, Mental Health and Queerness. Lindell started self publishing in 2009, but got really serious about it in 2012. In 2016, Lindell went on to start what he likes to call his annual zine and comics tour and has been doing it ever since. Self publishing has been a source of freedom and agency in Lindell’s life.