- Colleen Coover is a 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 Award-winning series Bandette.
Category Archives: BANDETTE
4x speed. Sorry for the dodgy framing and my big dumb hand getting in the way! I was having a hard time keeping a point on the brushes: a well-used Winsor & Newton size 2 and a Princeton size 0. … Continue reading
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
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
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!
A 5 min. video capture clip of me painting the Green Mask part of the new cover in Manga Studio 5EX (now called Clip Studio Paint). Bandette 13 will be available digitally on ComiXology in mid-May.
A short video capture clip of me painting part of the new cover in Manga Studio 5EX (now called Clip Studio Paint). Not the final version of the cover–I decided not to leave Bandette’s face blue! But I didn’t get … Continue reading
Preliminary layouts for the cover of Bandette #13, done in Manga Studio 5EX (now called Clip Studio Paint). I start out with the logo and subtitle and a very rudimentary sketch and take it from there. The mask was drawn … Continue reading
Just announced! Best Continuing Series: Bandette, by Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover (Monkeybrain) Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (interior art): Colleen Coover, Bandette (Monkeybrain) Best Digital/Webcomic: Bandette, by Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover (Monkeybrain/comiXology)