American cartoonist (1969-) whose work is largely realistic fiction, often set in her home town of Chicago, as well as journalism in comics form. Abel also lived in Mexico, the setting of her graphic novel La Perdida, before moving to New York.
Online comics and art samples, artist biography, bookshop, and a guide to creating comics. Based in Angoulême, Poitou-Charentes, France.
The Stranger: Under the Volcano
Emily Hall reviews La Perdida. (December 25, 2002)
The University of Chicago Magazine: Nice Guys Finish First
Six-page comics interview/profile of Sports Illustrated president Michael J. Klingensmith, written and illustrated by Abel. (April 01, 2000)
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