Never afraid to speak and/or draw her mind, Los Angeles based artist and illustrator, Hellen Jo and her characters can be described as rough, vulgar, tough, jaded, powerful, bratty and bad-ass - AKA her own brand of femininity. Known for her comic Jin & Jam, and her work as an illustrator and storyboard artist for shows such as Steven Universe and Regular Show, Hellen’s rebellious, and sometimes grotesque artwork and illustrations are redefining Asian American women and women of color in comics. In fact, that’s why Hellen Jo was a must-interviewee for our latest Sketchy Behavior where we talk to her about her love of comics and zines, her antiheroines, and redefining what Asian American women identity is or can be; and what her ultimate dream project realized would be.
The hyper rare, limited edition, special little ladies day exclusive wind up Yellow Moon (complete with props, five special costumes and matching accessories) is the most sought-after item in Thanalan. It would never have fallen into the hands of such a lowly adventurer if it weren’t for a long series of tragic, bloody, painful coincidences that did away with all of its previous owners.