In 2016, acclaimed cartoonist and illustrator Eleanor Davis documented her cross-country bike tour as it happened. The immediacy of Davis’ comics journal makes for an incredible chronicle of human experience on the most efficient and humane form of human transportation.
Eleanor Davis is a cartoonist and illustrator. She lives in Athens, GA and was born in Tucson, Arizona. In 2009, Davis won the Eisner’s Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer Award and was named one of Print magazine’s New Visual Artists. In 2015, her book How To Be Happy won the Ignatz Award for Outstanding Anthology or Collection.
Davis’s comics have an immediacy that pulls the reader in. That even these on-the-go comics demonstrate her mastery of line and shape is testament to how superb a cartoonist she is. — Zainab Akhtar, The Guardian
Cartoonist Eleanor Davis’s excellent illustrated diary of her journey from Tucson, Ariz. to Athens, Ga. captures the long silences, strange run-ins and constant battles against oneself that marathon cyclists endure. — Michael Melgaard, National Post
172 page black and white paperback
Koyama Press, 2017