Agnes Garbowska was born in Poland and came to Canada at a young age. Being an only child she escaped into a world of books, cartoons and comics.
Agnes has worked with many of the major comic book publishers illustrating such titles as the New York Times Best Sellers & Gem Award winner DC Superhero Girls for DC Comic and this summer’s brand new series, Care Bears: Unlock the Magic for IDW. Other titles include Teen Titans Go! for DC Comics, My Little Pony and Jem and the Holograms for IDW, Grumpy Cat and Boo: the World’s Cutest Dog for Dynamite Entertainment, Sonic Universe Off-Panel Stripes for Archie Comics, and Victories for Dark Horse. She has worked with Marvel Comics, providing artwork for Marvel Super Hero Adventures, Girl Comics and Spider-Ham 25th Anniversary Special. She is also the artist for the 2014 Halloween Comic Fest comic, The Adventure of Ernie from Aspen Comics.
In addition to interior art, Agnes has been working as a cover artist for many IDW titles including My Little Pony, Jem and the Holograms, Transformers, Clue, G.I. Joe, Powerpuff Girls, Samurai Jack, Dexter’s Laboratory, and Littlest Pet Shop series. In addition to her IDW work she has illustrated cover art for many Dynamite Entertainment titles including Boo: World’s Cutest Dog, Grumpy Cat, Red Sonja, Li’l Battlestar Galactica, Li’l Ernie, Li’l Bionic Kids, Li’l Red Sonia, and Doodle Jump. Her cover work continues to other companies, illustrating covers for Aspen Comic’s new series Kiani, as well as Soulfire, Psycho Bonkers, and Damsels in Excess. Agnes has also done cover work for Sonic the Hedgehog (Archie Comics) and Unity (Valiant).
Before her full-time work in comics, Agnes was the illustrator for the Yogurt the Ogre line of books for Canadian publisher Pdoink!. Yogurt the Ogre won the Gold Metal in the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards in 2011 for best first book in the picture book category.