Joan Reilly

Joan Reilly is a cartoonist and illustrator living in Brooklyn, New York. Her semi-autobio comic, “Red Hook Blues” appeared in the Brooklyn literary magazine Cousin Corinne’s Reminder, and was later included in her full-color mini comic book, “The Disconnect” (available as a reward for backing this project!). Her comic “Hank & Barbara” for the “Next Door Neighbor” anthology at Smithmag.net was listed in The Best American Comics 2009 under “Notable Comics,” and she illustrated a story in Working: A Graphic Adaptation, Harvey Pekar’s comics treatment of the Studs Terkel classic. Her cartoons also illustrated the “Ask Marilyn” column in Parade Magazine for 10 years. She was a contributing editor for the entire run of the Hi-Horse comics anthology, including the Hi-Horse Omnibus, published by Alternative Comics.