Annie Murphy (born 1978) is a queer comics artist, writer, editor and publisher in Portland, Oregon.
She is an alumnus of the Center for Cartoon Studies, where she completed her Xeric Award-wining graphic novella, I Still Live: Biography of a Spiritualist (2008). Murphy is a founding member and artist of The Tarot Collective, the group that published the celebrated, out-of-print Collective Tarot.
Gay Genius Edit
Murphy is the editor of Gay Genius, a queer comics anthology that features artists such as Edie Fake, ET Russian, Adee Roberson, Clio Reese-Sady and Pam Cameron-Snyder. Gay Genius was published by Sparkplug Books, and was nominated for an Ignatz Award in 2011.
Grimoire Comics Edit
Grimoire Comics, Murphy's micro-press, publishes and distributes comics that are queer and esoteric in nature. Symbology: An A to Z of Archetypes and Epiphanies, the press's first release, was written and illustrated by Murphy.
More of Annie Murphy's work can be found in Gay Genius, Eisner Award-nominated anthology No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics edited by Justin Hall, and QU33R, edited by Rob Kirby.
- Gay Genius on Sparkplug Books website
- Grimoire Comics official site
- Lambda Literary review of Gay Genius