Brown Paperbag is a series of comics about what it’s like growing up and living in an Indian family. Sailesh Gopalan, the illustrator, is a 21-year-old design student from Mumbai. He studies at the Srishti School of Art Design and Technology in Bangalore. Since the comics first appeared online in June 2016, they have already over 150k followers.
As you can see from the collection below, the comics refer to everything from traditional weddings and superstitious moms to sexism in everyday life. Take a look at the illustrations and don’t forget to vote for your favorite!