Emil Ferris

Emil Ferris at Comic-Con International, July 19–22 at the San Diego Convention Center

Writer, artist, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters

Emil Ferris grew up in Chicago during the turbulent 1960s and is consequently a devotee of all things monstrous and horrific. In a previous life, she worked as an illustrator and toy sculptor and received her MFA from the Art Institute of Chicago. Ferris was a 2010 Toby Devan Lewis Fellow in the Visual Arts and in 2017 received two Ignatz awards for the first volume of her debut graphic novel, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters.