Brian Brooks


Emily the Strange (Comic Character Official Instagram)
Oopsy Daisy (Comic Character Official Instagram)
This Is How I Draw Cats Now (drawings)
Temescal Now (Instagram project account)
What If (Books available on Amazon)
Cool Coloring Books (Books available on Amazon)

Radically Sharing Temescal
A group of artists, hackers, and other creative people have launched Omni Commons, a new community resource center in North Oakland that they hope will be an antidote to gentrification.
East Bay Express Link

Oakland’s Temescal Goes From Rundown to Reborn
How Local Merchants Found Success After Years of Work to Attract New Businesses and Reshape Their Neighborhood
Wall Street Journal Link

The Strange Drawings of Brian Brooks The artist behind Emily the Strange attempts to exorcise his creation from his art. Eastbay Express Feature Link

Zine Buddha Local artist Brian Brooks watches his work go from sticky barroom floors to flying off international clothing racks.
Phoenix New Times Feature Link

The It Girl
As Emily Flourishes, Millions Turn and Face The Strange. Arizona Republic 2.3 mb png scan

Riff Raff
Morrissey Gets Colored Black on the Outside, Because Black Is How He Feels on the Inside.
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New Releases From the Desert
“Every so often, a tape comes in over the transom from another galaxy. Breakfast With Idiots is one of those rare gems from the outer limits.” Phoenix New Times bandcamp formerly archived at