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The Mary Sue Exclusive: Kiva Bay’s Escape, a Comic About Romance Novels, Part 1

If a romance novel functions as escapism, is that all it's capable of doing?

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[Editor’s Note: We’re super excited to present Escape, the first in a series of comics from artist Kiva Bay about escapism, romance novels, and her experiences reading Nora Roberts’ Public Secrets. Enjoy!]

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Kiva Bay is an artist who likes cats, videogames, and videogames about cats. She has a Patreon, and a Twitter that is mostly cat pictures now. One time when she was six, she was on the news and proclaimed “I like fish. I like to eat them.” Profound. She does comics, art for games, and reads romance novels in the bath.”

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