‘Sam has been drawing comics since he was a little girl. He is passionate about telling stories that celebrate the rich depth and diversity of our communities. He draws an autobio webcomic about his life as a queer trans man.’ Aotearoa is his home and from across the Tasman Sonja-The Squeamer-Hammer talks to Sam in this the Part 2 of an interview with this amazing artist and activist.

Sam Orchard Jedi Mind


Catch Sam when he comes to Melbourne for a special panel discussion at this years Emerging Writers Festival    June the 3rd 2015.

Sam Orchard and The Binary Challenge comic

Sam and Sonja talk about his comics,the experience of being a trans man in NZ and working in comics communities, queer culture, representation of trans and women, people of colour and how to work to wards change and the importance of difference and the need for recognition. 

LINKS here to Sam’s Work : Rooster Tails 

LINKS here to Sam’s Facebook page 

LINKS to Alison Bechdel