Nicole J. Georges is an illustrator, pet portrait artist, zinester and educator living in Portland, Oregon. She is best known as the author of the autobiographical comic zine Invincible Summer, whose individual issues have been collected into two anthologies published by Tugboat Press and Microcosm Publishing.
Books and illustration work 
Nicole has been creating Invincible Summer since 2000, and has published 19 issues of the zine. It is an autobiographical comic zine detailing her life with dogs, dates, coffee intake, teaching and creative pursuits. The zine has a queer and feminist slant, and provides crafting tips and simple vegan recipes.
The first eight issues of Invincible Summer were collected by Tugboat Press in 2004, and later reprinted by Microcosm Publishing, with the addition of a second volume (issues 9-14) in 2007.
Nicole's illustrations have been found in The Rock n Roll Camp for Girls (Chronicle Books), Food & Booze (Tin House Press), Baby Remember My Name (Carroll & Graf), It's So You (Seal Press), Bitch magazine, and Herbivore Magazine.
Organizing, teaching, and extracurricular work 
Nicole has been teaching children, adults and seniors about zines, comics and self publishing for over a decade, and is currently on the roster of Writers In The Schools, The Right Brain Initiative, and Young Audiences of Oregon. She has been volunteering with the Portland Rock and Roll Camp for Girls since its inception in 2001.
Awards and tours 
Nicole was listed one of Five Writers To Watch Out For by the Llambda Literary Organization, and was named Miss Specs Appeal 2006 by the zine Hey Four Eyes. She traveled the country in 2007 with Sister Spit: The Next Generation (alongside Michelle Tea, Eileen Myles and Cristy Road), and again in 2010.
She has also toured with Microcosm Publishing, Fact or Fiction, and the Rock n Roll Camp for Girls (with Katy Davidson and sts).
She has recently completed a graphic memoir titled Calling Dr. Laura, which will be out in 2012 with Houghton Mifflin.
- Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls. Girlsrockcamp.org. Accessed March 31, 2012.