NOV. 2016 -- (Oxygen Media) The Gibbs Sisters talk with Sharon Lynn Pruitt of Oxygen about their serendipitous journey into television and their mission to create adventure stories for young women of color.



JULY 2016 -- (Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly) Shawnee´and Shawnelle speak with Heather Massey of Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly about creating the adventure "The Invention of E.J. Whitaker," their backgrounds in television and little known facts about the duo.


MARCH 2016 -- (Black Girl Nerds) The Gibbs Sisters chat with BGN's Caron about their upcoming comic book project, "The Invention of E.J. Whitaker" and their unconventional career path in comics, animation and television.

Listen to the BGN Podast Interview Here


MARCH 2016 -- (Blavity) Shawnee´and Shawnelle chat with Blavity's resident Blerd expert Ira Hobbs about their backgrounds growing up in Oakland, their love of science ficiton and their greatest literary influence: Octavia E. Butler. Article by Ira Hobbs.


MARCH 2016 -- (Comic Beat) The Gibbs Sisters talk steampunk comics and the complexities of being African American female comic creators in today's comic landscape. Article by Nicholas Eskey.


MARCH 2016 -- (Nerds of Prey) The Gibbs Sisters talk with Shannon Miller of the Nerds of Prey podcast about their upcoming steampunk comic, The Invention of E.J. Whitaker.


FEB. 2016 -- (Afropunk) The alternative culture web magazine features an article on the upcoming "Invention of E.J. Whitaker" comic book series. Article by Erin White.


MARCH 2016 -- (GeekMom) Shawnee´& Shawnelle Gibbs chat with Geek Mom about their animation backgrounds and how it aides in comic writing, and their decision to crowdfund their new comic, "The Invention of E.J. Whitaker." Maya K.


MARCH 2016 -- (Comics Alliance) Steve Morris features The Gibbs Sisters "Invention of E.J. Whitaker" as a part of his Weekend Round Up. Article by Steve Morris.


SEP. 2015 -- (Being Geek Chic) The entire Fashion Forward comic book team, (writers Shawnee´ & Shawnelle Gibbs and artists Linda Chung and J.M. Tolman) talk all things geek, chic and comics with Being Geek Chic's Emma Bauer:

BGC Interview | Fashion Forward Writers: Shawnee & Shawnelle Gibbs

BGC Interview | Fashion Forward Artists: Linda Chung & J.M. Tolman




JUNE 2015 -- (Lady Collective) For Lady Collective's "Schoolin' Life" series, Shawnee´& Shawnelle Gibbs chat about their growth as women in television, animation, comics and life. Article by Meg Duffy.


FEB. 2015 -- (Comic Book Resources) Comic Book Resources calls Fashion Forward, "one charming comic book adventure" in this feature for Comics Should Be Good's spotlight on African American creators. Article by Brian Cronin.



SEPT. 2014 -- (Comic Spire) Shawnee´& Shawnelle Gibbs (alongside other comic writers and artists) discuss their work from the Graham Cracker Comics': Ladies Night Anthology: Death and Prom, Vol. 2, a showcase and celebration of women in comics. Article by Steve Morris.



JUNE, 2014 -- (The Blot Magazine) "Adopted By Aliens" named one of the "10 Black Animated Shows You Need To Watch" amongst a roster of animated classics including "Black Dynamite," "Boondocks," "Fat Albert" and "The Proud Family." Article by Jason Gross.


JAN., 2014 -- (The Daily Dot) Shawnee´& Shawnelle are interviewed on the topic of breaking into web comics. Blood, Sweat and Ink: Breaking into Webcomics in 2014. Article by Lisa Granshaw.


JULY, 2013 -- (xoJane) The Gibbs Sisters featured as 10 Female Filmmakers Ruling Indie Cinema. Article by A. Wolfe.

Shawnee and Shawnelle declared "...original and hilarious."


JULY, 2013 -- (Word On The Street) Shawnee´and Shawnelle are featured guests on the Pop Culture Podcast: BlogTalk Radio show with host, Said Dibinga. They chat about their start in filmmaking, television producing careers, and writing for comics.



JUNE, 2013 -- (MadameNoire) Lifestyle & Entertainment blog, MadameNoire, named Adopted By Aliens one of the "TV Shows Every Kid Should See At Least Once."



FEB, 2013 -- (Sugar and Snark) Fashion Forward, Vol. 1 gets a 4 out of 5 book review from Sugar and Snark.

Declared addictive, glamorous and “…so much fun!”

Sugar and Snark's Fashion Forward Book Review


MARCH, 2013 -- (Nerd Caliber) -- Shawnee´Gibbs and Shawnelle Gibbs chat about the release of their new comic book, Fashion Forward. Interviewed by Ashphord Jacoway for Nerd Caliber.


JULY, 2012 -- (Twins Magazine) -- The debut of Fashion Forward: The webcomic is featured in Twins Magazine (page 5).


JUNE, 2011 -- (The New York Times) -- "Kidsfilmfest" The New York Times cites "Sule and the Case of the Tiny Sparks" as a highlight of the Brooklyn International Kids Festival. Article by Laurel Graeber.


MAY, 2011 -- (Shadow and Act | On Cinema of The African Diaspora / IndieWIRE) -- "Seattle International Film Festival 2011 Preview -." Sule's Seattle Premiere is featured, as well as an overview of The Gibbs Sisters' projects. Article by Cynthia Reid.


JAN., 2011 -- (Gender Without Borders) -- "Ten Women Directed Films of 2010." Sule declared one of the best female-helmed films of the year. Article by Roxanne Samer.


JAN., 2011 -- (IndieWIRE: The Playlist) --"A Diverse Offering at The American Cinematheque's 6th Annual "Focus on Female Directors." Sule deemed "lively and charming" by IndieWIRE. Article by Leah Zak.


JAN., 2011 -- (Los Angeles Wave Newspapers) --"L.A. Filmmaking Twins Celebrated at the Egyptian Theatre" At the Hollywood premiere of "Sule and The Case of The Tiny Sparks." Filmmakers Shawnee Gibbs, Shawnelle Gibbs and Kate Lain are photographed at the historic Egyptian Theatre. Article by Olu Alemoru.


AUG., 2010 -- Our latest animated short film, Sule and The Case of The Tiny Sparks, is featured on Fly, a wonderful journal of all things beautiful, creative and inspirational. Fly covers everything from film, art, fashion, and design to elements of pop culture.


APRIL, 2010 -- The Gibbs Sisters are featured in's "40 Sisters We Love," article celebrating Essence magazine's 40th year of publication. Other sisters include Beyonce and Solange Knowles, Venus and Serena Willams, and Angela and Vanessa Simmons.



MARCH, 2008 -- Check out our Canada G4 Interview where we discuss "Old Ladies Driving," "Adopted By Aliens" and "Ravishing Raspberry."



APRIL, 2010 -- A vintage interview of ours (circa 2004) is featured in the latest installment of Bob Bryan's award-winning education series, "Graffiti Verite."Other volumes of Graffiti Verite can be found on Netflix.




NOV., 2007-- UVC (Urban Voice in Comics) Magazine's "Black Women in Animation" article By Sharvonique Fortune.



JUNE, 2007-- "Wonder-Twin Powers Activate!" By John Murph, Staff Writer

Twin filmmakers, Shawnee and Shawnelle Gibbs, talk about their animated short, "Ravishing Raspberry," which airs tomorrow night on "Best Shorts" at 9 p.m. (ET), 6 p.m. (PT). They also share the challenges of being female animators in amostly boys' club.



OCTOBER, 2003-- Oakland Tribune article by the late Bay Area journalist legend, Chauncey Bailey.

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