About

Alex is a comic artist and illustrator from Tel Aviv.

 

They have a first class BA (Hons) degree in Illustration, Graphic Novels & Children’s Publishing from Glyndŵr University in the UK. Since graduating, they have worked in comics full-time.

 

Their other interests include historical fiction, romance, musical theatre and puppetry.

Alex is represented by Britt Siess Creative Management. Their graphic novel, Sunhead, is due for publication in 2023 by HarperAlley.

Awards and Nominations

  • ​PRISM Awards 2020 shortlisted nominee in the Short Form category for In Search of Absent Pigments (written by Lin Darrow)

  • ​PRISM Awards 2020 shortlisted nominee in the Anthology category for Come Together (co-edited by Tab Kimpton)

  • SICBA: Scottish Independent Comic Book Awards 2019 winner in Best Up and Coming Talent category for Captain Imani and the Cosmic Chase (written by Lin Darrow).

  • DiNKY Awards 2018 shortlisted nominee in Best Webcomic category for Shaderunners (written by Lin Darrow)

  • DiNKY Awards 2016 winner in Best Anthology category for Dirty Diamonds: Imagination (includes Alex Assan's Shark Attack).

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Publications

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  • Shaderunners by Alex Assan and Lin Darrow, published digitally by Hiveworks Comics / artist / 2015-present

  • Outside the Box by Magic Torch Comics / artist / 2020

  • FMQs for the Scottish Parliament by Magic Torch Comics / artist / 2020

  • Parliament Stories for the Scottish Parliament by Magic Torch Comics / artist / 2020

  • Come Together: A European Anthology of Erotic Comics by Tab Kimpton and Alex Assan / co-editor / 2019

  • In Search of Absent Pigments (written by Lin Darrow) for Come Together: A European Anthology of Erotic Comics by Tab Kimpton and Alex Assan / artist / 2019

  • Mysteries of the Spectral Hour by Alex Assan and Lin Darrow, published digitally by Slipshine Studio / artist / 2019

  • Trials of the Toad King (written by Lin Darrow) for Heartwood: Non-binary Tales of Sylvan Fantasy by Power & Magic Press / artist / 2019

  • Dani’s Toys by David Bishop and Ruairí Coleman / colourist / 2019

  • Captain Imani and the Cosmic Chase by Alex Assan and Lin Darrow, published digitally by Slipshine Studio / artist / 2018

  • The Glass Knight (written by Lin Darrow) for Valor: Wands by Fairylogue Press / artist / 2018

  • Griefer Belt: Chapter 6 by Kale de Wild / colourist / 2017

  • Fanfiction 101 for Oh Joy Sex Toy by Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan / writer & artist / 2017

  • Royal Pursuits, published digitally by Slipshine Studio / writer & artist / 2017

  • Toy Boy for Dirty Diamonds 8: Sex by Kelly Phillips and Claire Folkman / writer & artist​ / 2017

  • Vestibulodynia for Oh Joy Sex Toy by Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan / published by Limerence Press / writer & artist / 2016

  • Trouble in Temperance Town (written by Lin Darrow) for Tabula Idem by Fortuna Media / artist / 2016

  • Shark Attack for Dirty Diamonds 7: Imagination by Kelly Phillips and Claire Folkman​ / writer & artist / 2016