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.
Category Archives: Life
It’s done. I’ve self-published my first romance short fiction story, Home Port! Home Port is available now at Smashwords and Amazon and is pending publication on Barns & Noble. In celebration of my first published non-comics fiction writing, and as a … Continue reading
I’ve finished noodling with the cover art of my new unillustrated romance short story, Home Port! I’ve completed the editing and formatting of the document, and barring technical difficulties, I’m ready to publish the ebook on Tuesday, February 14. Meanwhile, … Continue reading
I’m taking con sketch pre-orders for Emerald City Comic-Con! Pre-order for sketches with a single character are 8.5″x11″, $75 for color, $50 for B&W/gray. At the show, sketches will be 6″x9″, color not available. So there is a definite advantage … Continue reading
The following is a slightly edited version of a post I wrote for the Goodreads M/M Romance group message board–a private forum for members of the group–to promote my new M/M romance (love story between male characters) short story Home … Continue reading
Today marks the release of Threadless’ fourth volume of Comic-On Tees! What’s that? It’s a comic printed in eight panels on the fronts and backs of four T-shirts. YES. Go here to read the back story! Comics-On Tees Vol. 4: … Continue reading
I’ve written a short story! A non-comic book short story! A non-comic book gay contemporary romance* short story! It’s called Home Port! Here’s the promo blurb: After months at sea, Petty Officer First Class Dean Mendez is back in San … Continue reading
I found out about an awesome series of Photoshop tutorials for designers from a blog post on Goodreads by one of my favorite authors and DIY publishing heroine, Jordan Castillo Price.* The tutorial I watched was all about using textures … Continue reading
February 4 at TFAW in Portland! If you are a Lady, you can come see me get tipsy. What: Ladies Night at TFAW: Drink & Draw + Q&A With Colleen Coover, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Cat Farris, Alison Hallett, Emi Lenox, Jen … Continue reading
Watercolor on paper. A gift for my husband, Paul Tobin.
Hey! Today marks the release of Jim Henson’s Storyteller to stores! What is that? Here’s the solicitation copy: JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER VOLUME 1 Original Graphic Novel Hardcover Retail Price: $19.95 U.S. Page Count: 120 pages Format: hardcover Written by … Continue reading
I am attending New York Comic Con this weekend! However, I will not have a table. I do have a couple of appearances lined up, and I will be at the Top Shelf booth 1833 (with copies of Gingerbread Girl!) … Continue reading
For a limited time, the hit indie graphic novel Gingerbread Girl by Paul Tobin And Colleen Coover is on sale for $10.00 (reg. 12.95) from Top Shelf Productions, along with huge savings on the rest of their catalog! For the … Continue reading