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I live in Berkeley and I make comics!

My comics have appeared in Bitch Magazine, Maisonneuve Magazine, and The Comics Journal, as well as I Saw You, The Bridge Project, Pratfall, Hell and Demonic Possession Part One, The Girls Guide to Guy's Stuff and Runner Runner (anthologies). 

My first comic book Passage was published by Sparkplug Comic Books in 2011 and was nominated for two Ignatz Awards, Outstanding Comic and Promising New Talent. My mini-comic Second Banana is a Best American Comics 2014 notable comic, and Domestic Times, my comic about co-habitation, is a Best American Comics 2016 notable comic.

I have also been the Charles M. Schulz Museum Cartoonist in Residence and the featured artist in the Cartoon Art Museum's Small Press Spotlight. 

You can contact me at acannonloose (at) gmail (dot) com.


For more Tessa-thoughts, check out my interviews with SF Station and Try Harder.

My newest comic Greet Expectations is available at my store here where you can also pick up Passage, Second Banana, Domestic Times, and other mini-comics and assorted awesomeness. You can read reviews of Second Banana at:

Comics Workbook

Comics Grinder 


Poopsheet Foundation 

Optical Sloth

You can also see reviews of my comic Passage at:

The Portland Mercury

Optical Sloth

Thirteen Minutes

Ink Puddle 

The Comics Journal

And a review of my mini-comics In the Tall Grass Nos. 2, 3, and 4 also at Inkstuds.