Dawn Best Artist/Writer, Sonic the Hedgehog, Womanthology, VARULV, Sylvanna, Daemonology
The Terror of the East Coast, now residing in the Midwest, Dawn
has been involved in the production of comic books for nearly all of her
adult life, and to that end has earned her
reputation as a noted and equally notorious presence within the industry.
is passionate about her
work, the people who dare call themselves her
fans, and angry about everything else.
While attending college, she
landed a gig with Archie Comics as a penciller for their fan-favorite Sonic
the Hedgehog series, making her
one of the youngest professionals ever to have contributed to an Archie title.
would go on to create various web-serials, including the first incarnation of Sylvanna, Heissdampfreaktor and Hot Male Communication.
Most recently, Dawn founded Gloryhound Network, which is home to and publisher of her three creator-owned titles: VARULV (2011), Sylvanna (2012), and Daemonology (2012).
Along with the work put into her
own books, Dawn
has provided inking and coloring chores for several stories featured in IDW's Womanthology: Heroic (2011) and looks forward to contributing any way she
can with Womanthology: Space (2012).
has a popular ArtBlawg which features insights and behind-the-scenes looks at writing, drawing and publishing, in an effort to inspire others to make comics of their own.
On weekdays, Dawn serves as Creative Director for a major behavioral health organization based in Dublin, Ohio.
home with her
husband, Matt, a very large cat named Cleetus Malone, and two rascally ferrets.