Chynna Clugston Flores
|EISNER AWARD NOMINEE |
(Creator - Blue Monday; Scooter Girl; Strangetown; Queen Bee, Editor - Looney Tunes; Tiny Titans, Assistant Editor - The All New Batman: Brave & The Bold; Batman: Arkham City; Gears of War; Scooby-Doo: Where Are You?, Contributing Artist - Legion Of Super-Heroes In The 31st Century; Ultimate Marvel Team-Up; Teen Titans Go!; Buffy The Vampire Slayer; Four Letter Worlds; This is a Souvenir; Hopeless Savages; It Girl)
|Chynna Clugston is an American comic book creator known for her manga-influenced teen comedy series Blue Monday.|
Shortly after graduation, Clugston submitted some of her minicomics to Fantaco, which signed her to write and draw the vampire miniseries Bloodletting. Clugston followed Bloodletting with one-pagers and shorts in Sarah Dyer’s Action Girl and Dark Horse Presents, eventually following editor Jamie Rich to Oni Press. At Oni, Clugston produced her manga-influenced comic book ‘series, Blue Monday, which debuted in 1999 in Oni Double Feature #11, and which was inspired by her experiences while at Yosemite High. In 2000 Oni published the first Blue Monday miniseries, Blue Monday: The Kids Are Alright.
Clugston has been nominated for three Eisner Awards for Best Limited Series for Blue Monday (2001), and her participation on Hopeless Savages (2002), and Best Writer/Artist-Humor (2002); The Russ Manning award (2000); and a Harvey Award. Clugston was also nominated for the 2001 Lulu of the Year Award by Friends of Lulu for Blue Monday.