Jade Zhang is a queer Chinese-Canadian illustrator and comic artist based in Toronto. She is telling stories about magic, memory, and the occasional eldritch horror.
Jade is illustrating Ghost Circus a MG graphic novel filled to the brim with mystery and ghosts written by Adrienne Kress, to be published by Union Square & Co. (2025) Jade is available for short term comic work, covers/variant cover opportunities, and spot illustrations.
She can be found in the wild wandering local zine fairs (post pandemic, of course), or petting stray cats (always).
Agent: Erin Casey Westin at Gallt & Zacker
Education: BDes from Ontario College of Art and Design.
"I'm Stuck in Retrograde" - a reflective / fabulism memoir. First debuted with Shortbox Comics Fair 2023.
"How to Survive a Haunting" - a horror short with the Ignatz award winning anthology Shades of Fear. Edited by Allison O'Toole, and Ashanti Fortson, 2022.
"Through the Shadow of Titans" - written by Eastin DeVerna, illustrated by Jade Zhang, Dauntless Stories, 2021.
"Storyteller: Tricksters, Issue #1" - written by Jon Rivera. BOOM! Studios, 2021.
"Cyclic" - a conversation about forever and decay. Graphic novel short, Augur Magazine, issue 3.1
“First Sight” - a reflection and exploration of love and make-belief surrounding queerness and surviving abuse. Self published comic, 2019
How to Survive a Haunting - Shades of Fear Anthology, 2022.
Drawn to Change - HarperCollins Children's Books. Winter 2023.
Gothic Tales of Haunted Futures - Renegade Arts LTD. 2020. With Mikaela Lucido.