Archive for January, 2011

Follow our Angoulême Adventures on Bleeding Cool!

Monday, January 17th, 2011

In an excellent development, comics and pop culture blog Bleeding Cool will be featuring the SCARCE crew’s adventures and experiences at Angoulême! So you can follow us there next week! They’re starting off this week by spotlighting the creators, here’s my intro Q and A! You’ll see plenty more by Molly Crabapple, Fred Harper, Tim Fish, Jose Villarubia, David Ziggy Green, and more, so keep an eye on Bleeding Cool!

My Angoulême 2011 Event Schedule!

Sunday, January 16th, 2011


All right! Here’s my schedule so far for Angouleme!

Thursday Jan. 27th – Signing at LGBT BD / Scarce Magazine booth from 1-3 PM
Friday Jan, 28th 12PM – Participating in “Mainstream or Indy career in comics?” debate with Charlie Adlard, Tim Fish, and Fred Harper. Moderated by Xavier Lancel.
and Friday – Signing 5PM-7PM
Saturday Jan. 29th - Signing at LGBT BD / Scarce Magazine 11AM-1PM

Dolltopia wins 4th International Manga Award!

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011


Today it was announced that Dolltopia won a Bronze 4th International Manga Award! This is such a huge honor for me. A manga-inspired cartoonist can’t ask for more validation than this “Nobel Prize of manga” from the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. I want to send my heartfelt thanks to all of my wonderful family members, friends, fellow artists, editors, publishers, and supporters who were behind my vision from the beginning. Full press release below!


Abby Denson and Tim Fish in Amsterdam Feb. 3rd!

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

That’s right, after Angoulême, Tim Fish and I will be doing an event at Amsterdam’s American Book Center Feb. 3rd – here are all the details!


Who: Cartoonists Abby Denson and Tim Fish | |
What: Booksigning and reading with Q and A of Dolltopia and Cavalcade of Boys
Where: American Book Center – Treehouse – Spui 12, 1012 XA Amsterdam

When: Thursday February 3rd 18:00-20:00
host: Rick Lightstone
Click here to rsvp!

Ground-breaking American graphic novelists Abby Denson and Tim Fish will sign at American Book Center February 3rd at an event including readings and a Q and A. In addition to speaking about their original LGBT- friendly works including Tough Love: High School Confidential, Love is the Reason, Dolltopia and Calvacade of Boys, they will discuss their work in mainstream American comics for such titles as Amazing Spider-Man Family, Simpsons Comics, and X-Men: Nation X!

Full press release below: (more…)

Sweet Tooth in Angoulême Mini-comic!

Friday, January 7th, 2011


I’m looking forward to going to France for Angoulême at the end of this month, so I made a special bilingual mini-comic for the occasion with the translation assistance of Xavier Lancel! It includes my adventures in French cheese and a comic about Angoulême’s sweets! I’ll be at the Scarce / LGBT BD booth again this year, so stop by if you’ll be there.

French Mini-comic for Angoulême!

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011


I’m making a bilingual (French / English) mini-comic for Angoulême with the help of Xavier Lancel (who translated for me and co-stars in the comics)! I can’t wait to see him and my French friends again! Here’s a sample – funny how comics Abby seems fluent in French now! The English version is here.