Science Comics: Coral Reefs (cover)
Science Comics: Coral Reefs (cover)
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Human Body Theater (cover)
Human Body Theater (cover)
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Primates (cover)
Primates (cover)
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Free Comic Book Day: Science Comics
Free Comic Book Day: Science Comics
Free Comic Book Day: Science Comics
Free Comic Book Day: Science Comics
Forecasting the Future of Fish
Forecasting the Future of Fish
Forecasting the Future of Fish
Forecasting the Future of Fish
Hydrothermal Vents (Spongebob Comics)
Hydrothermal Vents (Spongebob Comics)
The Intertidal Zone (Spongebob Comics)
The Intertidal Zone (Spongebob Comics)
BOOM! Studios - Adventure Time Comics
BOOM! Studios - Adventure Time Comics
Hulk Yoga
Hulk Yoga
Science Comics: Coral Reefs (cover)
Science Comics: Coral Reefs (cover)Coral Reefs will debut March 29, 2016 from First Second Books!In Coral Reefs, learn all about these tiny, adorable sea animals! This absorbing look at ocean science covers the biology of coral reefs as well as their ecological importance. Nonfiction comics genius Maris Wicks brings to bear her signature combination of hardcore cuteness and in-depth science.Available for purchase here.
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Human Body Theater (cover)
Human Body Theater (cover)Human Body Theater (First Second Books, 2015)      Welcome to the Human Body Theater, where your master of ceremonies is going to lead you through a theatrical revue of each and every biological system of the human body! Starting out as a skeleton, the MC puts on a new layer of her costume (her body) with each "act." By turns goofy and intensely informative, the Human Body Theater is always accessible and always entertaining.      Maris Wicks is a biology nerd, and by the time you've read this book, you will be too! Harnessing her passion for science (and her background as a science educator for elementary and middle-school students), she has created a comics-format introduction to the human body that will make an expert of any reader -- young or old!Available for purchase here.
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Primates (cover)
Primates (cover)Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birute Galdikas (First Second Books, 2013)     Jim Ottaviani returns with an action-packed account of the three greatest primatologists of the last century: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas. These three ground-breaking researchers were all students of the great Louis Leakey, and each made profound contributions to primatology―and to our own understanding of ourselves.      Tackling Goodall, Fossey, and Galdikas in turn, and covering the highlights of their respective careers, Primates is an accessible, entertaining, and informative look at the field of primatology and at the lives of three of the most remarkable women scientists of the twentieth century. Thanks to the charming and inviting illustrations by Maris Wicks, this is a nonfiction graphic novel with broad appeal.A New York Times Bestseller!Available for purchase here.
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Free Comic Book Day: Science Comics
Free Comic Book Day: Science ComicsThis is an excerpt from a 13-page story about how I conducted the research for the book Coral Reefs.  It'll be available on Free Comic Book Day (May 7, 2016).
Free Comic Book Day: Science Comics
Free Comic Book Day: Science ComicsThis is an excerpt from a 13-page story about how I conducted the research for the book Coral Reefs.  It'll be available on Free Comic Book Day (May 7, 2016).
Forecasting the Future of Fish
Forecasting the Future of FishThis is an excerpt from a 4-page article on Emily Moberg, published in the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution magazine Oceanus (Winter 2016).  The full article can be read here.
Forecasting the Future of Fish
Forecasting the Future of FishThis is an excerpt from a 4-page article on Emily Moberg, published in the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution magazine Oceanus (Winter 2016). The full article can be found here.
Hydrothermal Vents (Spongebob Comics)
Hydrothermal Vents (Spongebob Comics)For the past 4 years, I've been creating comics for an on-going feature in Spongebob Comics called "Flotsam and Jetsam".  These 1 or 2-page comics focus on real ocean facts (although they can often be a bit silly).
The Intertidal Zone (Spongebob Comics)
The Intertidal Zone (Spongebob Comics)For the past 4 years, I've been creating comics for an on-going feature in Spongebob Comics called "Flotsam and Jetsam".  These 1 or 2-page comics focus on real ocean facts (although they can often be a bit silly).
BOOM! Studios - Adventure Time Comics
BOOM! Studios - Adventure Time ComicsThis image was actually three connecting covers of various Adventure Time Comics; it was a Boston Comic Con/Newbury Comics exclusive.
Hulk Yoga
Hulk YogaSometimes I draw things just for fun.  This is part of a series I illustrated featuring superheroes and the sports/activities they might participate in.
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