Becky Cloonan (b. June 23, 1980) is a writer.

Personal History

Becky Cloonan was born in Pisa. She went to New York's School of Visual Arts.

Professional History

Becky Cloonan is an American comic book artist and writer known for her manga-influenced artwork. Her first major comics work was with writer Brian Wood on Channel Zero: Jennie One. However, she is better known for her second collaboration with Wood, Demo, a 12-issue limited series that was named "Indie of the Year" by Wizard Magazine in 2004 and nominated for two Eisner Awards including Best Limited Series. In 2009 Cloonan and Wood expanded Demo and republished it through DC's Vertigo imprint.

Cloonan's first solo graphic novel, East Coast Rising Volume 1, earned her a third Eisner Award nomination for Best New Series. At DC, she has also contributed artwork to American Virgin, which she co-created with writer Steven T. Seagle, Northlanders, Swamp Thing and Batman, with the latter making her the first woman to draw the Batman title.

In 2014, Cloonan co-created and co-wrote Gotham Academy with Brendan Fletcher and Karl Kerschl. She is currently co-writing Gotham Academy: Second Semester.

In 2015, Cloonan was voted #3 of the top 50 female comics artists of all-time. She was one of only two creators to make the list as both writer and artist, voted #14 among all-time top writers.

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