Michael Cho


Michael Cho is a freelance cartoonist/illustrator based in Toronto. He’s painted covers for Penguin Classics and Random House, drawn numerous editorial illustratons for clients like the New York Times Book Review and Billboard Magazine, as well as publishing an art book of his drawings, “Back Alleys and Urban Landscapes” with Drawn & Quarterly. His comic story “trinity” was selected by editor Neil Gaiman for the Best American Comics anthology in 2010. Cho’s comic story “Stars” won a 2008 Canadian National Magazine Award Silver while another story, “Night Time”, was a finalist for a 2005 Canadian Magazine Awards. His webcomic “Papercut” was a finalist for the 2008 Shuster awards in the webcomic category. Cho has also written and illustrated other comics for publishers such as Marvel, DC, Image and Adhouse Books. “Shoplifter” is his debut original graphic novel, Pantheon Fall 2014.

More information about Michael Cho can be found at his website: chodrawings.blogspot.ca

Self portrait Michael Cho

Forthcoming

Shoplifter (Editions Delcourt, Random House Mondadori, Pantheon 2014)

Non-Fiction

Back Alleys and Urban Landscapes
(Drawn & Quarterly, 2012)

Agent: Samantha Haywood