illustrations ©2011 Leilani Hickerson



Freelance illustrator Leilani Hickerson was born in New Jersey in 1983. She graduated in 2006 from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, attaining the university’s most distinguished illustration award. You can see examples of her art in the anthology Black Comix: African American Independent Comics, Art & Culture, and online at and Leilani is currently collaborating with her sister, Margarita, on an upcoming children’s comic, My Hafu.

African-American Classics:
Graphic Classics Volume 22

144 pages, color, $15