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Pia Jasmin Guerra is a Canadian comic book artist, best known for her work as co-creator and lead penciller on the Vertigo title Y: The Last Man.[1]

Pia Guerra
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Pia Guerra at the Vancouver Comicon, March 2006
Nationality Canadian
Area(s) artist, pencils
Notable works
Y: The Last Man series
Awards Eisner Award, Harvey Award, Joe Shuster Award



Guerra has worked on various independent titles since the mid-1990s, though Y: The Last Man is known as her "big break" in the comics industry.[2] She currently resides in Vancouver, Canada, and is married to comic book author and comedian Ian Boothby (Simpsons Comics).[3]

In the late 2000s, Guerra contributed to a Doctor Who comic entitled Doctor Who: The Forgotten (published by IDW Publishing and written by UK writer Tony Lee),[4] and to a Torchwood series (for Torchwood Magazine) written by Gareth David-Lloyd.

From 2017 Guerra has done editorial cartoons for the online page The Nib and regularly does cartoons for The New Yorker

She has co-written two issues of Simpsons Comics for Bongo Comics with Ian Boothby.





  1. ^ "Vertigo's 'Last (Wo)Man' Standing: Pia Guerra Talks About Hit Series 'Y'". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved 2007-05-29. 
  2. ^ "Pia and the Last Man Standing". - the World's Largest Comicon. Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-05-29.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ "Interview with Pia". The Outhouse. Retrieved 2007-05-29.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  4. ^ Pia Guerra talks "Doctor Who: The Forgotten", Comic Book Resources, August 22, 2008
  5. ^ . The Harvey Awards Retrieved 11 August 2013.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ "Pia Guerra". Sequential Tart. Retrieved 2007-05-29.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  7. ^ "2006 Nominees and Winners". Joe Shuster Awards. Retrieved 2011-12-28. 
  8. ^ "2008 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award and Other Award Winners". Comic-Con 2008. San Diego Comic-Con International. Retrieved 2008-07-26. 
  9. ^ "2009 Hugo Award Nominations". 2009-03-20. Retrieved 2009-03-20. 

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