|Born||Colleen Ann Coover
July 14, 1969
|Notable works||Small Favors
Colleen Coover (born July 14, 1969) is a comic book artist, based in Portland, Oregon. She is probably best known as creator of the lesbian-themed erotic comic book Small Favors from Eros Comix, illustrator of the comic book limited series Banana Sunday from Oni Press, and for illustrating several short stories in X-Men: First Class from Marvel Comics.
Coover was born in Iowa. She identifies as bisexual. In a question and answer with comic book website Project Fanboy, Coover spoke of her long term involvement with Marvel Comics writer Paul Tobin, whom she met initially at a drama class and would go on to meet again at a local comic book store she regularly frequented. Coover and Tobin were married August 25, 2007.
Coover has contributed comic work to Out magazine and has done illustration and cover design for various publications, including On Our Backs, Girlfriends, Curve, Kitchen Sink, and Nickelodeon Magazine; and for publishers including Buckle Down Publishing, Alyson Books, Cleis Press, and Dark Horse Comics.
Coover participated in the panels: "Prism Queer Press Grant Portfolio Review", "Love is in the Air: LGBT Romance Comics", and "Women of Marvel" at the San Diego Comic Convention 2009.
- The Age of The Sentry #3: "She Loved A Monster!" (2008)
- Amazing Spider-Girl #25-28
- Amazing Spider-Man Family #3-4
- Bandette #1 (Monkeybrain Comics)
- Fantastic Four Giant-Size Adventures #1: "Susan Storm and Misty Knight in: The Importance of Being Invisible" (August 2009, 9 pages)
- Girl Comics #1: "Introduction" (May 2010)
- I Am An Avenger #4: "Then And Now" (February 2011)
- Iron Man and Power Pack #4: "Dog & Pony Show" (April 2008)
- King-Size Spider-Man Summer Special # 1: "Un-Enchanted Evening" (2008)
- Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers #1: "Thor Frog Origin Thingy" (July 2009)
- Models Inc #3: "Brains!" (back-up story) (December 2009)
- Power Pack: Day One #1-4 (May–August 2008)
- Tails Of The Pet Avengers #1: Terrier On The High Seas (story and art) and Birds of a Different Feather (April 2010)
- Uncanny X-Men: First Class #1 (inked, joint-colored, joint-lettered)
- Wolverine: First Class #8: "Kitty’s Dream" (December 2008)
- X-Men: First Class #3, 5-6, 9, 11-15 (October 2007 - October 2008)
- X-Men: First Class Finals #1-3 (April–June 2009)
- X-Men First Class Special: "The Key; Men Fear the Blob; The Mental Might of Marvel Girl" (July 2009)
- Small Favors Volume 1 (2002)
- Small Favors Volume 2 (2003)
- Banana Sunday (2006)
- Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers (2009) H/B inc. "Terrier On The High Seas" written & drawn by Colleen Coover; "Birds Of A Different Feather"
- Sentry: The Age of the Sentry (2009) inc. The Age of The Sentry #3: She Loved A Monster! 
- Spider-Man: Amazing Friends inc. Take a Seat!
- Spider-Man: Spider-Women Digest (May 2009) inc. Un-enchanted Evening (from King-Size Spider-Man Summer Special #1)
- X-Men First Class: Mutant Mayhem (2008) inc. X-Men: First Class (2007) 1-5 and X-Men: First Class Special #1
- X-Men First Class: Band of Brothers (2008) inc. X-Men: First Class (2007) 6-10
- X-Men First Class: The Wonder Years (2009) inc. X-Men: First Class (2007) 11-16 and Giant-Size X-Men: First Class
- X-Men First Class: Finals (2009) inc. Scott and Jean Are On a Date! and X-Date Part 2 and X-Date Part 3
- Gingerbread Girl (2011) (with Paul Tobin)
- U.S. Public Records Index Vol 2 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), 2010.
- Kaufman, Logan (March 2006), "Colleen Coover: Monkeys and Cubbies!", Adventure Underground, retrieved 2007-08-23.
- "Creators: Colleen Coover" (– Scholar search), Gay League, archived from the original on 2007-05-24, retrieved 2007-08-23.
- Oregon, Marriage Indexes, 1906-2008 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), 2000.
- Project Fanboy Question & Answer with Colleen Coover
- "Colleen Coover", Prism Comics, retrieved 2007-08-23.
- Gingerbread Girl at colleencoover.net, retrieved 2009-02-09.
- San Diego Comic Convention at colleencoover.net, retrieved 2009-07-30
- Uncanny X-Men: First Class Marvel Catalog, Marvel Comics, retrieved 2009-07-30.
- Marvel Bibliography at colleencoover.net, retrieved 2009-05-22.
- Age Of The Sentry Marvel Catalog, Marvel Comics, retrieved 2009-06-05.
- Official website
- Coover's page at Comic Art Collective
- Interview with Colleen Coover at Sequential Tart, December 2003
- Two Scoops of Banana Sunday at Publishers Weekly, March 28, 2006