Camille Rose Garcia was born in 1970 in Los Angeles, California and grew up in the generic suburbs of Orange County, visiting Disneyland and going to punk shows with the other dissenchanted youth of that era. Her paintings of creepy cartoon children living in wasteland fairy tales are critical commentaries on the failures of capitalist utopias. (From her website)
Created in 2004 for BLAB! Magazine, this 3 part print tells the story of animals that retreat underground to escape the ultraviolence of humans.
Created in 2003 for BLAB! Magazine, this 4 part print examines the highs and lows of pill popping and depression in America.
Created in 2002 for BLAB! magazine’s New and Used Collection, published by Fantagraphics Books, this 6 page story chronicles the creepy factory shenanigans of The Peppermint Man.
Check out her other book The Magic Bottle. I love it.