© Nicky Rodriguez
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Nicky Rodriguez (she/her) is a Queer Puerto Rican comic artist based in Denver, Colorado, whose autobiographical and fictional work explores mental health, the impermanence of time and memory, existential ennui, and the meaning of home and homesickness in connection to being of the Puerto Rican diaspora. She is the creator of two webcomics, The Unlucky Ones and the Edge of Nowhere and The Smoke in the Mirror, an anime and manga writer and reviewer whose work is featured on CBR, and the illustrator of the picture book Con Papá/With Papa written by Frederick Luis Aldama.
Find Nicky on Instagram at @artofnickyrodriguez and on Twitter at @artofnickyrdrgz.
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Pre-ordering Con Papá/With Papa from your favorite online or in-person bookseller.
Buying a zine, print, or merch from her Ko-Fi shop or from her boricua collection on Redbubble.
Commissioning her for illustration and/or flatting work.
Becoming a patron of the Art of Nicky Rodriguez Patreon or Ko-Fi.
Visiting her website, ArtofNickyRodriguez.com.
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