Melissa Duffy is an illustrator and cartoonist living in Richmond, VA. 

Her pops is an outdoorsy-type who likes fishing and cycling. Her mom, a former Marvel collector, raised her on a steady diet of library-mined fantasy novels, comics and video games. They kept her out of trouble, but now she writes comics. (A bittersweet victory?)

Casual gardener, sporadic hiker, occasional rollerskater and clumsy cyclist.

She publishes her comic "OUTWARD" online and in print form, which debuted in September 2015: