Writer/artist, herstorian, Pretty in Ink, The Brinkley Girls, Tarpe Mills and Miss Fury
Award-winning herstorian and writer Trina Robbins has been writing books, comics, and graphic novels for over 40 years. She has written and drawn comics from Wonder Woman to Barbie. Her 2009 book The Brinkley Girls: the Best of Nell Brinkley’s Cartoons from 1913–1940 and her 2011 book Tarpe Mills and Miss Fury were nominated for Eisner and Harvey awards. Her all-ages graphic novel Chicagoland Detective Agency: the Drained Brains Caper was a Junior Library Guild Selection. Her graphic novel Lily Renee: Escape Artist was awarded a gold medal from Moonbeam Children’s Books and a silver medal from Sydney Taylor Jewish Library Awards. Trina’s most recent book is Pretty in Ink, her final and definitive history of women cartoonists. In 2013, Trina was inducted into the Will Eisner Hall of Fame. She is currently working on her memoirs.