By AshleyRose Sullivan
AshleyRose Sullivan’s work has appeared in places like Word Riot, Neutrons/Protons and The Rumpus. She is the author of Awesome Jones: A Superhero Fairy Tale and Silver Tongue, both available from Seventh Star Press. Originally from Appalachia she now lives, writes, and paints in Los Angeles with her husband and their many imaginary friends. She can be found at her website or her blog, My Year Of Star Trek.
“The Kidnapping” is part of a growing collection of graphic essays in which AshleyRose Sullivan tries to make sense of her oddball family history by looking at it through the lens of popular culture.