Ashley Robin Franklin
Ashley Robin Franklin is a queer cartoonist and illustrator. She’s based in Austin, Texas, where she lives with her girlfriend and their goofy tiny dogs. Ashley makes sweet and spooky comics with horror and fantasy elements, for people of all different ages.
Ashley was born in 1990 in the Rio Grande Valley (that’s SOUTH South Texas) where she grew up and attended the University of Texas Pan-American. She majored in English literature with an emphasis in creative writing, and minored in studio art. Her most recent in-print comics are Fruiting Bodies (2022), and That Full Moon Feeling (2021), both published by Silver Sprocket. She has also published several short comics with The New Yorker, the Nib, and Pome Press. The Hills of Estrella Roja is her YA graphic novel debut.