- 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: Work
Goofing around with a new software application. This drawing was created with Rebelle, which simulates wet and dry media,particularly watercolor, to astonishingly lifelike effect. It’s not perfect; I haven’t found if there’s a pressure sensitive brush stroke yet, and the dry … Continue reading
I had a delightful chat with my old friend Chris Sims of Comics Alliance about the history of Small Favors, soon to be reprinted in its entirety by Limerence Press! In other news, I got my first advance copies of … Continue reading
A new Small Favors interview with the good people at Book Threat (“Unusually good reads for self-aware weirdos“) is now live and ready for you to read! Go do that! Small Favors will arrive in shops on April 26, 2017. It is listed in Previews … 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
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
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
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