Tragic Relief

it's funny because it's sad
Old sketchbook comic that I don’t hate.

Old sketchbook comic that I don’t hate.

I wrote a shelfie for Zainab at Comics and Cola (click on the photo to head to her site)! This is a good opportunity for friends to stare at the photos and try to spot their own books. Not that I ever do that…

I wrote a shelfie for Zainab at Comics and Cola (click on the photo to head to her site)! This is a good opportunity for friends to stare at the photos and try to spot their own books. Not that I ever do that…

Anonymous asked: Hello colleen, i'm the frenchie you gave a book to in seattle last march. i'lm sorry for the delay, i read your book on the way back to France and liked it a lot. really. Bravo again and maybe see you in San diego if you're going. have a good day. arno

Thanks! I’m glad you liked it! I don’t know if I’ll ever go to SDCC, it doesn’t seem like my scene.

I drew a comic about a comic for the LA Review of books! Click to read more about how Jaime Hernandez’s “The Love Bunglers” from Fantagraphics Books totally made me cry-  ow.ly/yQgvD 

I drew a comic about a comic for the LA Review of books! Click to read more about how Jaime Hernandez’s “The Love Bunglers” from Fantagraphics Books totally made me cry-  ow.ly/yQgvD

My books arrived just in time! The blacks are very black, the paper is cream, and I can finally CHILL for a bit!! See you at ALA2014!

More old art that I don’t hate.

More old art that I don’t hate.

"ERT/Christopher J. Hoy Scholarship and Artist Alley Silent Auction 

Between the original artwork donated by the Artist Alley exhibitors and the striking quilts donated by the Biblioquilters, you won’t know what to bid on first!”

I’ll be at ALA Las Vegas from June 26th-July 1st, Librarians, come bid on my art in the silent auction!

"ERT/Christopher J. Hoy Scholarship and Artist Alley Silent Auction

Between the original artwork donated by the Artist Alley exhibitors and the striking quilts donated by the Biblioquilters, you won’t know what to bid on first!”

I’ll be at ALA Las Vegas from June 26th-July 1st, Librarians, come bid on my art in the silent auction!

I’ll stop linking to the Narrative.ly article soon, I swear. narr.ly/U8UkFz

Also, you should not attempt to swim to the island, the currents around there are deadly. It doesn’t even work in dreams.

I’ll stop linking to the Narrative.ly article soon, I swear. narr.ly/U8UkFz

Also, you should not attempt to swim to the island, the currents around there are deadly. It doesn’t even work in dreams.

I grew up on a prison island!


My hometown is probably the most interesting thing about me, so wrote a photo/comics essay about it for Narrative.ly

ALA Annual interactive floor map

The American Library Association Annual conference in Las Vegas has a fancy interactive floor map! I’ll be at Artist Alley table 2130, June 27-30th!

Still playing around with cover design.

Still playing around with cover design.