My name is Eleanor Davis. I’m a cartoonist and illustrator. My books include How To Be Happy, You and a Bike and a Road, Why Art? and The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook. My latest graphic novel, The Hard Tomorrow, is out now from Drawn and Quarterly. I live in Athens, Georgia (pre-covid) and Tucson, Arizona (mid-covid).
My husband Drew Weing is the creator of the excellent Creepy Casefiles of Margo Maloo.
Clients include: The New Yorker, The New York Times, Google, The National Geographic, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, Plansponser, MIT Tech Review, Lucky Peach, Time Magazine, Telerama, Slate, BusinessWeek, The Washington Post, The Guardian, Fantagraphics Books, Dutton, Chronicle Books, TOON Books, First Second Books, Houghton Mifflin, Workman Publishing, and Bloomsbury Books.
Awards and recognition include: LA Times Book Prize – Graphic Novel/Comics (The Hard Tomorrow), Society of Illustrators – Gold and Silver; Eisner Nominee (Secret Science Alliance); Ignatz Award – Outstanding Story 2020 (The Hard Tomorrow), Graphic Novel 2018 (You and a Bike and a Road), Outstanding Anthology or Collection 2015 (How to be Happy); Lucca Comics Award – Yellow Kid Author of the year 2020, Best American Comics 2019, 2015, 2013 & 2008 + cover, Slate Cartoonist Studio Prize 2017, Print Magazine’s New Visual Artists 2009; Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor (Stinky); Russ Manning Award (Stinky)