Online Comic Creator Emi Gennis

Today’s interview with Emi Gennis concerns her online comic Owlex.  In it we talk about writing, drawing and producing a comic in an online forum. Emi’s main character, a ghost owl named Owlex, is based on a friend who committed suicide. Despite that Owlex, the comic, is more funny than tragic. The story follows Emi and her owl friend as they deal with life after his death, the afterlife, and the bars they go to after work.

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If you want to check out more of Emi’s work you can visit her site at

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7 Responses to “Online Comic Creator Emi Gennis”
  1. Lori says:

    Hey Casey,
    How’s things?
    I loved this interview and Emi’s comic concept is really awesome! It is amazing how she turned the tragic loss of her friend into such a great tribute of laughter! I certainly need lots of humor in my life, so I’ll be visiting her site often. :)

    Thanks for introducing me to Emi and for another great interview.
    Cheers to you and take care!

    • Casey says:

      Hey Lori I am all right I am always glad to see you around here. I am glad you liked our interview Emi was so much fun to talk to that I didn’t mind going back and editing the sound (which is a rare thing).

      Also, I wanted to say that I was really struck by your most recent post. I love your blog and if you are on my blog reading this comment you should go to and see what I am talking about.

  2. Arwen says:

    It is really great to hear people talk about their creative process. And I love “Hell is other people…No, no, hell is a dorm.”

    • Casey says:

      Isn’t she funny? I think I edited a whole minute of me laughing out of this interview. Which is good because my long time listener know I laugh like a seal.

  3. Jean says:

    Hey, Emi-

    I loved listening to you and am so impressed – not just by your creativity but your sense of the whole process.

  4. Paul says:


    It was nice to hear your voice. Next time I see you, I am going to have you autograph my Spaz comics. That way I can prove I knew you before you were famous. I was in the same class as Jack Higgins at St. Ignatius, and you know where that got me. Well, he’s done all right, Pulitzer and all.


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