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Bandette 7 LIVE NOW!

Today in my studio I am at work on the first few pages of Bandette #8.  Meanwhile, on the Internet… Bandette #7 is LIVE FOR SALE from Comixology YAYYYY!!!! (My arms are flapping in the air like Kermit the Frog’s) The Urchins are warned of a deadly threat! Monsieur is trapped in the act of a […]

Emerald City 2014!

Yup, gonna be there! I’ll be set up with the rest of the Periscope Studio crew at table 1214.

Let’s Talk About Comics

I was recently interviewed for an article in Paste Magazine, along with Paul and several other creators, on the topic of sexism in the comics industry. The article didn’t have room for everything I had to say, so here are my answers to writer Frannie Jackson’s questions, in full: Q: How would you describe the […]

Pixels No More! Bandette Vol. One Hardcover TODAY!

Lovingly designed and published by the good people at Dark Horse Comics, this hardcover volume includes: The five existing episodes of Bandette The backup Urchin Stories, with art by Steve Lieber, Tina Kim, Jonathan Case, Jennifer Meyer, Alberto Alburquerque, Rich Ellis, Mitch Gerads, and Erika Moen A NEW prose Urchin Story starring Daniel, by Paul […]

Bandette! (Not So Fast!) URCHIN STORY! By Tobin and Hill!

Some people are able to buy the new Bandette hardcover collection TODAY! Some people are NOT. It was originally scheduled for November 6, but as far as I can tell, most stores in the USA won’t get deliveries until the 13th. WHO IS RESPONSIBLE?!?     Probably not. However! A new Urchin Story is now available FREE! Go read it! […]

New Merch!

I did a little update to my Zazzle and CafePress stores. Both now feature 100% more Bandette!


So this past Friday night, Paul and I went to the Eisner Award ceremony. And when the award for Best Digital Comic was announced, it went to Bandette! They gave us these awesome trophies, and while we were up there accepting them, I was so breathless I could barely speak. So I’m going to take the […]

BIG NEWS! Bandette coming to PRINT!

It’s official! The first five issues of Bandette are being collected into a spiffy hard-cover BOOK by Dark Horse Comics! The actual ship date has not yet been released, but is November 6: it will be pretty, and it will include a number of the extra Urchin Stories, and a new prose story written by Paul […]

For Your Consideration: BANDETTE

As you may have already heard, Bandette has been nominated for four Eisners this year! The voting is now open to comics industry professionals. If you are eligible, your support would be appreciated. There is a deep pool of brilliant comics in the running this year, and people are gonna have to make some tough choices! […]


Best New Series: Bandette, by Paul Tobin & Colleen Coover (Monkeybrain) Best Penciller/Inker: Colleen Coover, Bandette (Monkeybrain) Best Coloring: Colleen Coover, Bandette (Monkeybrain) Best Digital Comic: Bandette, by Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover (Monkeybrain) Complete list of nominees HERE!  

Friday Sketch: Benny

I recently got my hands on the new Manga Studio 5 software, and Benny here is the first dip of my toe into its waters. There are definitely some interesting new features, especially the color tools! It’s going to take some getting used to before I feel comfortable diving in. Fun!

Emerald City 2013 Sketch Preorders Available NOW!

I’m taking con sketch pre-orders for Emerald City Comic-Con! Pre-order for sketches with a single character are 8.5″x11″, $90 for color, $60 for black & white/gray. At the show, $60 black & white sketches will be 6″x9″, color not available. So there is a definite advantage to ordering in advance! Write to request a sketch at colleencoovermarket {at} gmail {dot} […]