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Faith Erin Hicks is a Canadian comic artist, writer, and animator. She contributed her talents as an artist for "Shells",[1] the 2014 issue of Free Comic Book Day, which was released on May 3. On October 5, 2017, she was announced as the new writer for the Avatar: The Last Airbender graphic novel trilogies from Dark Horse.[2]

Avatar: The Last Airbender credits

Comic artist

Graphic novel writer

Selected other credits

  • Brain Camp (graphic novel)
  • Demonology 101 (webcomic)
  • Friends with Boys (graphic novel)
  • Ice (webcomic)
  • Into the Woods (Bigfoot Boy) (graphic novel)
  • Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong (graphic novel)
  • One Year at Ellsmere (graphic novel)
  • Pumpkinheads (graphic novel)
  • The Adventures of Superhero Girl (graphic novel)
  • The Last of Us: American Dreams (four-part graphic novel)
  • The Nameless City (graphic novel trilogy)
  • The War at Ellsmere (graphic novel)
  • Zombies Calling (graphic novel)

Biographical information

After studying animation at Sheridan College, Hicks came to prominence with her long-running webcomic Demonology 101.

Since the beginning of Demonology 101, Hicks has completed a spinoff of the D101 character Sachs, entitled A Distant Faith. She also began work on a zombie-movie inspired comic called Zombies Calling, as well as the dystopian comic Ice.

As part of her day job, she has also contributed backgrounds to the George of the Jungle animated series and created Jenny's Brothers, a comic strip in the Halifax Chronicle-Herald. She is also drawing her original comic series, The Adventures of Superhero Girl, which is run weekly in Halifax's local free paper, The Coast, as well as on her own website. Faith's most recently finished full-length graphic novel is Friends With Boys, which was published in February 2012 from First Second.



  1. Yang, Gene Luen (writer), Hicks, Faith Erin (artist), Peter, Cris (colorist), Heisler, Michael (letterer). "Shells" (May 3, 2014), Dark Horse Comics.
  2. Holub, Christian (October 5, 2017). Avatar: The Last Airbender comic gets new creators, new designs. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved on October 6, 2017.
  3. Toph goes solo in new Avatar: The Last Airbender graphic novel. Games Radar (2021-02-13). Retrieved on February 16, 2021.
  4. Dark Horse Comics (May 19, 2021). Toph Beifong's Metabending Academy Live Reading. Twitch.com. Retrieved on May 19, 2021.