Katie Skelly


City College of New York, New York, NY

--Graduate coursework, Art History, 2009-2010.

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

--BA, Art History, 2007.

Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

--Undergraduate coursework, 2002.



Cartoon Crossroads Columbus Festival, Emerging Artist, 2015.


Publications – Print

Thickness, “Breeding Season,” Youth in Decline, 2016 (forthcoming).

Winnebago Graveyard, variant cover, Image Comics, 2016 (forthcoming).

Doctor Mirage, Faith, Mambo Punk, variant covers, Valiant Comics, 2016.

Island #6, Image Comics, 2016.

My Pretty Vampire #2, self-published, 2015.

My Pretty Vampire #1, self-published, 2015.

Agent 9, self-published/SLUTIST, 2015.

Agent 8: 2013-2014, self-published/SLUTIST, 2014.

Operation Margarine, AdHouse Books, 2014.

Oafanthology, “If You Have Ghosts,” written by Ed Luce, published by Wuvable Oaf, April 2014.

Nurse Nurse, Sparkplug Books, 2012.

Operation Margarine, issues #1-4, self-published, 2012-2013.

Nurse Nurse, issues #1-7, self-published, 2007-2011.

“Sailor Mercury,” Moon Power, edited by Jenn Woodall, 2013.

“Henuri Gurenu,” Henry and Glenn Forever and Ever, edited by Tom Neely, 2013.

“Death Cult,” Secret Prison #7, edited by Box Brown and Ian Harker, 2012.

“Breeding Season,” Thickness #1, edited by Ryan Sands and Michael DeForge, 2011.

“Hello Kitty and Friends,” Our Broadcast Day, edited by Pat Lewis, 2011.


Publications - Online

"AGENT 10,", edited by Kristen Korvette, 2016.

“Agent 8: Intro,” “Agent 8: Mushroom,” “Agent 8: Skeleton,” “Agent 8: Skype,” “Agent 8: Moonwalk,” “Agent 8: Relax,” "Agent 8: Space," "Agent 8: Snake,", edited by Kristen Korvette, 2013-2015.

"TONYA", 2015.

"AGENT 9: 1," "AGENT 9: 2, AGENT 9: 3", edited by Kristen Korvette, 2015.

“A Winter Dream,”, edited by Zack Soto, 2013.


 Group Exhibitions

From Panel to Panel X: C/Overt Movement in Comicana, Medialia Gallery, New York, NY, 2014.

Face Value, Telegraph Gallery, Charlottesville, VA, 2013.

Two Tones, Telegraph Gallery, Charlottesville, VA, 2013.

Sequential, World Artist Network, Bridgeport, CT, 2013.

Karma-Con, Rubin Museum of Art, New York, NY, 2012.

Thickness Art Exhibit and Release Party, Floating World Comics, Portland, OR, 2011.

Katamari, Floating World Comics, Portland, OR, 2010.



"Restoring a Lost Psychedelic Anime Classic: An Interview with the Team Reintroducing Belladonna of Sadness," The Comics Journal, 2015.

"Interview with Liz Suburbia," Inkstuds, 2015.

"Katie Skelly on The Book of Human Insects by Osamu Tezuka," TCJ Talkies, The Comics Journal, 2015.

"Wendy," The Comics Journal, 2015.

"In Clothes Called Fat," The Comics Journal, 2015.

“The Adventures of Jodelle,” The Comics Journal, 2014.

Editor, Out The Window mini-comic anthology, 2013.

Editor, Synthetic Visions mini-comic anthology, 2007.



SEIBEI, "Bon-Bon" t-shirt, Charlottesville, VA, 2014.

Telegraph Gallery, “Secret Frequency Ballet” screen print, Charlottesville, VA, 2013.

BOOM! Studios, “Candy Capers #4” variant cover, 2013.

anna anthropy, “Aqua Agua” illustration, Choose Your Own Death, 2013.

Stay Home Club, “Moi Je Joue” canvas patch, Montreal, Canada, 2012.

Local no. 12, playing card illustrations, Metagame, New York, NY 2011.

Attract Mode, “Bunny’s Big Score” screen print, Los Angeles, CA, 2011.



DINK Denver, special guest, Denver, CO, March 2016.

Comic Arts Brooklyn, exhibitor, Brooklyn, NY, November 2015.

Center for Cartoon Studies, visiting artist, White River Junction, VT, November 2015.

Cartoon Crossroads Columbus, exhibitor, panelist, "Influence as Education," Columbus, OH, October 2015.

SPX, exhibitor, moderator, "Sex, Humor and the Grotesque," Bethesda, MD, September 2014.

Comics Carousel, presenter, New York, NY, September 2014.

HeroesCon, exhibitor, panelist, "Period Influence," Charlotte, NC, June 2014.

Toronto Comic Arts Festival, exhibitor,  panelist, “Contemporary Erotic Comics” and “Non-Traditional Comics Inspiration,” Toronto, Canada, May 2014.

Museum of Comics and Cartooning Art Festival, exhibitor. New York, NY, April 2014.

Asbury Park Comic Festival, exhibitor. Asbury Park, NJ, April 2014.

Fordham University, Graphic Novels course, guest speaker. Bronx, NY, March 2014.

The New School, Fourth Wave Feminism course, guest speaker. New York, NY, February 2014.

Comic Arts Brooklyn, Panelist, “The New Generation: What We Like,” Brooklyn, NY, November 2013.

Japan Society, Moderator, “The Life and Works of Osamu Tezuka,” New York, NY, November 2013.

Locust Moon Comics Festival, Panelist, “How Image Comics, Wrestling and the Cold War Changed a Generation,” Philadelphia, PA, October 2013.

Bluestockings Book Store, Guest Speaker, New York, NY, July 2013.

Small Press Expo, Panelist, “Drawing Energy,” Bethesda, MD, September 2012.

Rubin Museum of Art, Visiting Artist and Guest Speaker, New York, NY, February 2012.

WBAI 99.5, Guest, Asia Pacific Forum, March 2012.



Hennum, Shea. "Nanjing proves its worth by exploring history
Also reviewed: Agent 9, Inuyashiki, and The Time Garden," AV Club, October 2015.

Napier, Claire. "A Series of Comparisons to Operation Margarine (The Best Bike Comic of 2014)," Women Write About Comics, March 2015.

Hoffman, Alex. "Katie Skelly on her new comic TONYA," Sequential State, February 2015.

Hennum, Shea. "TONYA Comic Book Review: Pipe Dreams," This is Infamous, February 2015.

Silva, Keith. "Erotic Agents, Multiverses and Pop Assassins: 10 Comics We Loved This Year," Loser City, December 2014.

Silva, Keith. "Peter Pan Collars Don't Lie: The Deceptive Simplicity of Operation Margarine," December 2014.

Hennum, Shea. "The Katie Skelly Power Hour," This is Infamous, November 2014.

Inkstuds interview, November 2014.

Silva, Keith. "Excessive Machine: Katie Skelly's Agent 8," Comics Bulletin, November 2014.

Your Days Are Numbered magazine, interview, Spring issue 2014.

Hoffman, Alex. "Operation Margarine Review," Sequential State, June 2014.

Mautner, Chris. "'Ugly is Good': An Interview with Katie Skelly," The Comics Journal, June 2014.

Akhtar, Zainab. "Katie Skelly's Operation Margarine: Bad girls do it well," Comics and Cola, June 2014.

Clough, Rob. “Operation Margarine,” The Comics Journal, May 2014.

Sims, Chris. "Katie Skelly’s Art Brings You The Girl Gangs And ABBA Cartoons You Need In Your Life," Comics Alliance, May 2014.

Smith, Suzette. "Katie Skelly Makes Great Psychedelic, Sci-Fi Comics," Bitch Media, May 2014.

Mozzocco, J. Caleb. “Bad girls, good comic: Katie Skelly’s ‘Operation Margarine,’” Robot 6, April 2014.

Hennum, Shea. “Binary Art and Bad Bonitas,” This Is Infamous, April 2014.

McMonigal, Rob. “Operation Margarine 1-4,”, November 2013.

O’Shea, Tim. “Katie Skelly on Operation Margarine,” Robot 6, April 2014.

Horrocks, Sarah. “Skelly Rising: The Power Chord Spaces of Katie Skelly’s Operation Margarine,” Mercurial Blonde, April 2014.

Spurgeon, Thomas. “A Few Notes about Comic Arts Brooklyn 2013,”, November 2013.

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know podcast, Guest,, March 2013.

Parkin, JK. “CBR’s Top Comics of 2012, #74-50,”, December 2012.

Big Planet Comics podcast, “Podcast #65: Ampersand,”, November 2012.

Kirsch, Corinna. “Williamsburg’s Holy Gathering: The Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival,” L Magazine, November 2012.

Mozzocco, J. Caleb. “The Sensational Character Find of 2012: Pandaface, the Space Pirate,”, June 2012.

Collins, Sean T. “Nurse Nurse.” The Comics Journal, June 2012.

Prologue Profiles podcast, Guest,, June 2012.

Johnson, Kjerstin. “Three New Otherworldly Indie Comics,” Bitch Magazine, May 2012.

Madden, Sally. “Sally Madden’s Personal Scene Report,” The Comics Journal, December 2011.