Tuesday, December 2, 2014

New Mini-Comic!


My new mini-comic is now available for sale at the Yam Books web shop.

It's called When the Dust Settles and it's 60 pages of comics collected from my various blog and tumblr posts from 2011 to 2014. Buy it at the link below!

http://www.yambooks.com/when-the-dust-settles






Thursday, July 17, 2014

A Throwback for Thursday: A New Place of Worship

Hey remember this comic of yore? No? Oh good, well let's pretend it's new work and that I just regressed in my drawing style! Also this is back in the day when I made my own font. Check it out.
(Thanks to Rob Clough for publishing it for me back in the day.)















Thursday, June 19, 2014

NEW (yes, New!) Comic on Mutha Magazine


I'm really excited to write that I have finally finished a NEW COMIC which is now posted on Mutha Magazine. It's called Beginning's End and explored my journey of becoming a mother. It took forever to finish, mainly because it was hard putting the emotions aside and I found myself going through old photos, old emails and blog posts to really grasp the feeling of insanity in those first couple of years of my son's life.  I want to thank Mutha magazine editor, Meg Lemke for her patience. I hope it was worth the wait, and boy does time go soooo fast! Hope you enjoy it.

Here's the link:  

Beginning's End http://muthamagazine.com/2014/06/beginnings-end-a-comic-by-rina-ayuyang/

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Ask me how I'm feeling in 2 months.


Ask me how I'm feeling in 2 months. I'll probably have a better answer by then.


Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Pittsburgh Indie Comics Expo and stuff I'm working on


This weekend I'll be making my way back to my hometown, Pittsburgh, PA to exhibit at the Pittsburgh Indie Comics Expo (PIX) on Saturday, March 22 from 10am-5pm. Stop by and buy some Yam Books titles and comics from yours truly. The show will be followed by a slate of panels from 7pm-11pm as a part of the programming portion of the show. I'm excited about being in the Burgh again, eating all my favorite comfort food, hanging out with friends, and seeing old haunts. Hopefully the snow doesn't get the best of me!


Also, I know I haven't posted some doodles in a while, but here is something I've just finished which will be a part of the Pinoy Komiks anthology, a collection of comics by Filipino cartoonists edited by Adam Pasion. Proceeds will go to the continued effort to rebuild the areas affected by Typhoon Haiyan. So I'm really happy to be a part of this book and this cause. There are so many talented Filipino cartoonists that are showcased in this anthology! On another note, I'm personally (extremely) relieved that I finally was able to finish at least one comic this year!




Wednesday, February 12, 2014

I Always Come Back to You



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Sunday, February 2, 2014

I got a haircut too



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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

House of Horrors, Page 1

Recently I took out my box of original art to pick a page for an exhibit that I was invited to be in. I was pretty scared of what I'd find because my originals are horrible. That's the good thing about having low expectations about things, you usually discover something that in your mind is so terrifically awesome. Anyway, I found my originals from my first mini-comic that I did about 13 years ago. It felt both like yesterday and a thousand years since the first time I made it. When I released it, I wasn't very happy with it, mainly because of how it reproduced. Back in the day (I can't believe I said that) it was expensive to do any offset printing, you had to go to the copy shop to make your own comic (again, I can't believe I'm saying this, I sound like I made my first comic in the stone age when it was just 13 years ago).. anyway, you had to go to the copy shop. You would paste up your art and make a master, and the only options I had for tweaking how your art looked was with the brightness button on the photocopy machine. I remember that day in the copy shop -- it was frustrating, and maybe that showed in the final product. Anyway, I'm posting one of the stories that gave me photocopy hell which I can now present on the web in way better quality, I think, for you to read. (At least you can see the title panel better.) Here goes. Enjoy.