Q: who the hell is writing YINZ CITY?
A: my name is higu rose. i'm an illustrator living in western PA. my pronouns are they/them. my favorite movies are Beverly Hills Cop, John Carpenter's The Thing, Tremors, Twice Upon a Time, and Blow Up. i have 13 tattoos.

Q: where/when does YINZ CITY take place?
A: that is a secret.

Q: why does everyone use a flip phone?
A: the story takes place in an althernate universe in which smart phones were never invented, because i hate them.

Q: how old is everyone in YINZ CITY?
A: a very informal list of ages starting at Issue 1--

  • Seti - 23
  • Kit - 19
  • Sage - unclear, but in their late 20s
  • Isaiah - 28
  • Nabokov - 19
  • Fiona - 27
  • Miller - 28
  • Shelley - ?????????

Q: why does Seti suck so much?
A: that's the question we're all asking ourselves.

Q: is Fiona supposed to have extra fingers?
A: yes.

Q: is Fiona single?
A: aggressively so.

Q: what are the scars on Sage's hands?
A: they are burn scars. they are not self-inflicted.

Q: Didn't Isaiah's name used to be Misha? Are they the same character?
A: yes and yes. i think Isaiah is a cuter name. Misha is his dead name, both canonically and on a meta level.

Q: why does Shelley look like Damon Albarn? IS he actually Damon Albarn?
A: i don't know what you're talking about...

Q: how often do issues come out?
A: i dont know... i just don't know...

Q: whens the Scottish Randy chapter?
A: when i'm on my deathbed.

here's what the critics are saying about YINZ CITY!

"in contrast to all the comics that are like 'I love my friends and I feel safe', YINZ CITY says 'i hate my friends and nothing is safe. i’m having a bad time right now'.”

"sage's hair is an Experience

"I will go absolutely rabid for Kit’s sake"