Dana Simpson

cartoonist, writer, illustrator, unicorn

Guess who's also an Eisner nominee, if being in an anthology counts as that

June 24, 2024

An anthology I'm in, The Out Side: Trans and Nonbinary Comics, is up for an Eisner for Best Anthology. Yay! I'm really proud of my contribution, and everyone else's are also beautiful. It's a lovely book.

Guess who's now a Reuben Award nominee, part the second

June 1, 2024

(Have I really not updated this blog in a year? I think of myself as chattier than that.)

Last year it was the divisional award for newspaper comics. This year I'm nominated for the big one: Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year.

Guess who's now a Reuben Award nominee

June 6, 2023

It's Dana! She got nominated for a Reuben award for Best Newspaper Comic Strip!

More from Punk Rock Unicorn

April 19, 2023

In a new video, Dana reads six storylines from her new book, Punk Rock Unicorn.

Punk Rock Unicorn

February 16, 2023

Phoebe and her Unicorn book #17 is coming April 4, and it's called Punk Rock Unicorn! Click on the video to the left for a preview.

Halloween story time

October 30, 2022

Just in time for Halloween, I read the halloween party story from Unicorn Crossing.