Kishma Danielle

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Kishma Danielle, or just Kishma (1960 - January 28, 2014), was a female furry artist, writer, and fursuiter. She was mated for 20 years to anthro artist Tanamin.

Fandom involvement[edit]

As an artist, Kishma contributed to The American Journal of Anthropomorphics, Gallery, FurryPhile, Furlined, Viktoria's Secret, New Horizons, Giant Shanda Animal No. 2, and Fornax Remix, among others, and was featured in 1997 U.K. edition of Marie Claire, Creature Comforts,[1] and mentioned on the same country's The Independent.[2]

Fursuit[edit]

Kishma fursuited as artist Jim Groat's Red Shetland character at several conventions,[citation needed] including Confurence's Cabaret Fur Le Dance.

Convention attendance[edit]

  • Confurence - 1993, 1994, 1995

Webcomics[edit]

Kishma was the writer for the webcomics Dreamwalk Journal and Nightshade the Merry Widow since 2005, working alongside her partner, Ed Kline. Some background information to Dreamwalk Journal appeared in "Danny's Journal", a series of sometimes-illustrated text stories which began more than a year before the comic and continued in parallel with it until 2006. Both comics take place on Cyeatea, a lush forested world inhabited by anthropomorphic insects and spiders who practice non-lethal predator-prey relationships with a strong sexual element; literally, making love not war. Ed Kline has continued Nightshade as a solo project.

Death[edit]

Kishma Danielle died due to complications from a heart surgery procedure.[3] Ed Kline reported Kishma's death in January 29, 2014, in the comments section of the Nightshade the Merry Widow strip.[4]

Danielle's twin sister Kyla Allen now maintains an ongoing memorial blog. [5]

References[edit]

  1. Creature Comforts article on Marie Claire. Retrieved January 30, 2014.
  2. The Weasel article on The Independent. Retrieved January 30, 2014.
  3. Kishma Danielle 1960 - 2014 journal by Tanamin on Fur Affinity. Retrieved February 4, 2014.
  4. Strip 63f of Nightshade the Merry Widow. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
  5. For My Sister, To My Twin. Retrieved April 8, 2015.
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