Pia Guerra is a Canadian comic book artist best known for her work as penciller and co-creator of the DC/Vertigo series Y - The Last Man with writer Brian K. Vaughan.
After the 2016 election Pia started posting editorial cartoons online as a way of venting frustration with the alarming turn in politics. After her cartoon Big Boy went viral she was asked to be a regular contributor to the editorial cartooning site theNib.com. During the 4 years of the Trump administration, her work would appear in various publications including the New York Times and the Washington Post.
Along with writing partner Ian Boothby, she has produced numerous gag cartoons for the New Yorker Magazine and MAD.
She has won several awards including Spike TV's Scream Award, a Harvey, a Shuster, and along with inker Jose Marzan Jr. two of the comic industry's top prize, the Eisner Award. She has been nominated for other awards including the Reuben, the Hugo, the Ringo, and Prix Du Scenario from the Angoulême International Comics Festival.
She has drawn stories for Black Canary, Hellblazer, Superman Adventures, Doctor Who, Torchwood Magazine, Comic Book Tattoo, Simpson's Treehouse of Horror Comics, Spider-Man Unlimited, illustrated for White Wolf gaming manuals, produced storyboards for commercials and worked as a production designer on a sci-fi television pilot.
Pia currently lives in Vancouver BC, and is married to the very talented writer Ian Boothby. They have one very lazy cat.
Convention Guest Appearances
- FACTS 2022 - October 22-23, 2022 in Ghent, Belgium 2020
East Coast Comic Expo 2020 - June 5-6, 2020 in Moncton, NBConvention Cancelled
- FanExpo Vancouver 2020 - February 15-17, 2020 in Vancouver, BC 2019
- Comic Con Paris 2019 - October 25-27, 2019 in Paris, France
- New York Comic Con 2019 - October 3-6, 2019 in New York, NY, USA
- Capital City Comic Con 2019 - March 22-24, 2019 in Victoria, BC 2018
- Heroes Comic Con Madrid 2018 - October 26-28, 2018 in Madrid, Spain
- FanExpo Vancouver 2018 - October 12-14, 2018 in Vancouver, BC 2017
- Long Beach Comic Con 2017 - September 2-3, 2017 in Long Beach, CA, USA 2016
- Paradise City Comic Con 2016 - December 9-11, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
- Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo 2016 - September 23-25, 2016 in Edmonton, AB
- Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2016 - May 14-15, 2016 in Toronto, ON
- Emerald City Comicon 2016 - April 7-10, 2016 in Seattle, WA, USA
- Kelowna Fan Xpo 2016 - March 18-19, 2016 in Kelowna, BC 2014
- FanExpo Vancouver 2014 - April 18-20, 2014 in Vancouver, BC 2013
- Ottawa Comiccon 2013 - May 10-12, 2013 in Ottawa, ON
- FanExpo Vancouver 2013 - April 20-21, 2013 in Vancouver, BC 2011
- Montreal Comiccon 2011 - September 17-18, 2011 in Montréal, QC
- Emerald City Comicon 2011 - March 4-6, 2011 in Seattle, WA, USA 2010
- Anime Evolution 2010 - August 13-15, 2010 in Vancouver, BC 2003
- Emerald City Comicon 2003 - February 9, 2003 in Seattle, WA, USA
20 confirmed guest appearances