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Michael Kennedy

Michael Kennedy’s cartooning and illustrations have been published in McSweeney’s, the New Yorker, and in the underground-comics scene. He is currently working on the science-fiction cartoon zine Mint and his first cartoon novel.


Reality Marble

Spring 2022 | Memoir

One day, while cutting the grass outside Lustrik Corp., Joey came across a garter snake. At Birds Birds Birds they were $11.99 each, but here was one for free, unscathed by lawn-mower blades, slithering right over the boy’s foot. It was the biggest he’d ever seen, and the first brown one.