Colleen Coover is an Eisner Award-winning comic book artist based in Portland, Oregon. Her comics include the adult title Small Favors and the all-ages Banana Sunday. She has been published by Dark Horse, Top Shelf, Marvel, and many others. She works with her husband, writer Paul Tobin, on the Eisner-winning series Bandette.
Author Archives: Colleen
I recorded part of the process of creating an alternative cover for Adventure Time Comics #6 in Clip Studio Paint. The original videos added up to more than three hours, and are here compressed down to six minutes, so it … Continue reading
Publishers Weekly has an advance review of Small Favors: The Definitive Girly Porno Collection! Coover’s cute, cartoony black-and-white artwork, reminiscent of Archie comics or Love and Rockets, keeps the characters charming no matter how naughty their behavior or filthy their … Continue reading
I’m happy to announce that after being out of print for several years, the complete run of Small Favors will be available in a handsome hardcover edition from Limerence Press! Small Favors: The Definitive Girly Porno Collection, will reprint both … Continue reading
Look at what just showed up on my doorstep! 😄 #bandette via IFTTT
RaspuTinTin (H/T Paul Tobin) via IFTTT
Our new spiffy trophy has come home to snuggle with our old spiffy trophy! BANDETTE is now the winner of Eisner Award for Best Digital Comic in 2013 and 2016. We’re very pleased and proud! #Bandette via IFTTT
Archie Comics has released some of the variant cover art from the upcoming Josie And The Pussycats #1, including this one by me! Here’s a quick GIF that shows some of the layers of design that evolved into the final … Continue reading
A couple of panels from Bandette 14! Here I’m refining my rough layouts into finished “pencils” that I will later print onto physical paper and redraw in ink wash. Notice that I use the software to flip the art a … Continue reading
Archie Comics’ new Betty & Veronica series ships July 20, with a choice of 25 variant covers, including this one by me! (I think the order date for this title is coming up, so ask your retailer to order you … Continue reading
Trying to work out this guy’s look. My first go was too young, too handsome, and had too many facial features in common with another tough guy character in Bandette. Second try was much better!
Another new character to be introduced in Bandette 14. I decided mid-way through her hairstyle was too similar to that of another character from earlier issues. Clip Studio Paint (formerly called Manga Studio 5EX–I’m trying to remember to change the … Continue reading
Working out the look of one of several new characters to be introduced in Bandette 14. Manga Studio 5EX (now called Clip Studio Paint). Bandette 13 will be available digitally on ComiXology in mid-May!