This Might Hurt Studios

Arielle Kaplan

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Isabella Rotman is a cartoonist and illustrator from Maine. Her self-published comics are usually about the ocean, mermaids, crushing loneliness, people in the woods, or queerness. She is the author of A Quick and Easy Guide to Consent, illustrator and co-author of Wait, What?: A Comic Book Guide to Relationships, Bodies, and Growing Up, and Artist in Residence at Isabella was nominated for the Promising New Talent Ignatz award in 2017, and her comic Like the Tide was nominated for Outstanding Online Comic in 2020. Isabella is the creator of This Might Hurt Tarot, a modern and queer 78-card tarot deck based on the historic Rider-Waite-Smith deck.