Colleen Coover

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Colleen Coover
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Colleen Coover
BornColleen Ann Coover
(1969-07-14) July 14, 1969 (age 44)
Iowa
NationalityAmerican
Area(s)Cartoonist, Penciller
Notable worksSmall Favors
Banana Sunday
Official website
 
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Colleen Coover
Colleencooversnap.jpg
Colleen Coover
BornColleen Ann Coover
(1969-07-14) July 14, 1969 (age 44)
Iowa
NationalityAmerican
Area(s)Cartoonist, Penciller
Notable worksSmall Favors
Banana Sunday
Official website

Colleen Coover (born July 14, 1969)[1][2] is a comic book artist, based in Portland, Oregon. She is probably best known as creator of the lesbian-themed erotic comic book Small Favors from Eros Comix, illustrator of the comic book limited series Banana Sunday from Oni Press, and for illustrating several short stories in X-Men: First Class from Marvel Comics.

Early life[edit]

Coover was born in Iowa. She identifies as bisexual.[3] In a question and answer with comic book website Project Fanboy, Coover spoke of her long term involvement with Marvel Comics writer Paul Tobin, whom she met initially at a drama class and would go on to meet again at a local comic book store she regularly frequented. Coover and Tobin were married August 25, 2007.[4][5]

Career[edit]

Coover has contributed comic work to Out magazine and has done illustration and cover design for various publications, including On Our Backs, Girlfriends, Curve, Kitchen Sink, and Nickelodeon Magazine; and for publishers including Buckle Down Publishing, Alyson Books, Cleis Press,[6] and Dark Horse Comics.

She illustrated the graphic novel Gingerbread Girl.[7]

Coover is a member of Periscope Studio and the Comic Art Collective.

Coover participated in the panels: "Prism Queer Press Grant Portfolio Review", "Love is in the Air: LGBT Romance Comics", and "Women of Marvel" at the San Diego Comic Convention 2009.[8]

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Comics[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Public Records Index Vol 2 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), 2010.
  2. ^ Kaufman, Logan (March 2006), "Colleen Coover: Monkeys and Cubbies!", Adventure Underground, retrieved 2007-08-23 .
  3. ^ "Creators: Colleen Coover" (– Scholar search), Gay League, archived from the original on 2007-05-24, retrieved 2007-08-23 .
  4. ^ Oregon, Marriage Indexes, 1906-2008 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), 2000.
  5. ^ Project Fanboy Question & Answer with Colleen Coover
  6. ^ "Colleen Coover", Prism Comics, retrieved 2007-08-23 .
  7. ^ Gingerbread Girl at colleencoover.net, retrieved 2009-02-09 .
  8. ^ San Diego Comic Convention at colleencoover.net, retrieved 2009-07-30 
  9. ^ Uncanny X-Men: First Class Marvel Catalog, Marvel Comics, retrieved 2009-07-30 .
  10. ^ Marvel Bibliography at colleencoover.net, retrieved 2009-05-22 .
  11. ^ Age Of The Sentry Marvel Catalog, Marvel Comics, retrieved 2009-06-05 .

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