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A Brief History of Becky Cloonan
Cloonan’s manga-influenced style has served her well. Her first solo graphic novel, East Coast Rising: Volume 1, was released by Tokyopop in 2006. That title marked Cloonan’s third Eisner Award nomination in 2007 (Best New Series).
Her work on the 2004 twelve-issue comics series Demo was also nominated for two Eisner Awards in 2005 (Best Limited Series and Best Single Issue or One-Shot)
She did the art for the series The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys, written by Gerard Way and Shaun Simon. Cloonan also co-created and did cover art and stories for DC’s Gotham Academy. Other works from Cloonan include Flight, Nebuli, American Virgin.
In addition, in 2015, she was voted #3 of the top 50 female comics artists of all-time. She was also one of only two creators to make the list as both writer and artist. And she was voted #14 among all-time top writers.