Who is Shelly?When Someone You Love DiesMeet the Girls

Who is Shelly?

Learn about our hero

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When Someone You Love Dies

The first issue of Shelly revolves around a girl's grief

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Meet the Girls

Find out more about Shelly's friends

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About Shelly

Shelly was created in the early 90s and was put away for many years. She was a mechanism to cope with a difficult childhood and helped me, the creator, get through my preteen years. I decided to revive her: create a realistic young adult comic character that young people can relate to. Shelly is a 13 year old girl […]

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Shelly #1

What do you do when someone you love dies? Shelly #1 is the first comic in a series of books for young adult girls. The first issue revolves around the main character, Shelly, and the way she deals with the grief after losing a close friend to leukemia. She drifts in and out of reality, living […]

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The Gallery

This is a collection of both concept and thumbnail art, as well as pinups of Shelly and her friends. I hope you enjoy what I have to offer.  If anyone decides to draw and submit Shelly art, I’ll add it to the “Guest Art” section. Art by Stephany Lein   Guest Art   Thumbnailed Pages

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Share Your Story

This isn’t just a contact form; it’s a way to reach out. It’s a way to offer your ideas and suggestions and to help shape the future of this comic.  If you are a girl who relates to this story and want to anonymously share your ideas and experiences, please feel free to contact me.  All […]

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Latest Posts

Toronto Comic Con

March 19, 2018 | No Comments

Hi everyone! Toronto Comic Con is officially over, and I am beat. Shelly did really well at the show, selling a whopping 15 copies! I also got some sweet art from other artists of Shelly. I’ve posted them in the gallery. For those of you who purchased a copy of Shelly and are visiting the […]

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Happy Holidays!

December 26, 2017 | No Comments

I hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday season. I received probably my favourite gift of the season by a fan of mine, Holly. She drew a picture of Shelly for me and I have added it to the gallery! If you’ve read Shelly and want to submit some artwork of her, please send me a message and I’ll respond […]

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November 21, 2017 | No Comments

Hi everyone! Shelly is now available on Comixology for the reduced price of $4.99. (A paper copy is $10) You can find the link to the book here. In other news, now that I have returned from my vacation, I will work hard to get all the Kickstarter orders out in due time. I am still […]

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Here we go!

September 28, 2017 | No Comments

Shelly has been sent to the printers and will be ready soon! I have also sent off the buttons, mini prints, and stickers. ETA for everything to be done will be Friday, but I will not start sending everything out until the second week of October. (I’m going on vacation for the first week of October […]

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Thank You!

September 24, 2017 | No Comments

Hi everyone! I just wanted to thank everyone for contributing to the Kickstarter. The outreach and support of this project has blown me away and means the world to me. The book will be going to the printer on Wednesday and I will be getting buttons, stickers, and mini prints made for everyone who pledged to a physical reward. The […]

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Fan Expo

August 27, 2017 | No Comments

Shelly will be making an appearance at Fan Expo Canada! Find us August 31st till September 3rd at table a415 (in varying levels of fatigue and hunger) with awesome rewards from the Kickstarter to show off! The Kickstarter is going full strength and we are about to hit our first stretch goal. Please keep on spreading […]

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