- 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
We’re honored to announce that Bandette has been nominated for a 2017 Eisner Award in the category Best Digital Comic Book! Here’s the full list of nominations in the category. Congratulations to all the nominees! Bandette, by Paul Tobin and Colleen … Continue reading
Enjoy these free previews from the larger universe of Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover’s BANDETTE! Now being posted at their new internet home, www.Bandette.Net. Bandette is the star of the show, but her world is populated by an abundance of other … Continue reading
We’re very proud to announce that Bandette Volume Three: The House Of The Green Mask has been listed by the Young Adult Library Services Association for their 2017 list of Great Graphic Novels For Teens! “The list of 104 titles, drawn from 145 official … Continue reading
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