Mercedes Campos López was born in Mexico and raised in Virginia.  She has a BA in biology from Oberlin College and an MFA from the Center for Cartoon Studies.  She is the creator of the MICE mini-grant awarded comic Sleepover Sleuths.  Her works have a broad area of interest from comedies about witches to science comics about the current pandemic.  She is very passionate about using comics in education and science communication.  She loves baking competition shows and her dog.
Find me on Instagram and Twitter @merfishcomics
• Knots by Colleen Frakes

Flatting/Color assistant: 
• Adventures in Cartooning: Characters in Action 
• Adventures in Cartooning: Worldbuilding 
• A-OK by Jared Greene 

Lettering Work
• 'Princess and the Grilled Cheese' Little Brown Books for Young Readers 
• 'Out there' Little Brown Books for Young Readers 
• 'Freshman Year' Little Brown Books for Young Readers 

Spanish Translator/Editor: 
• CCS ‘Let’s talk about it’ mental health comic 

Teaching Experience Teaching assistant:
 • TA 2021 CCS Color for Comic Summer Workshop with Kori Handwerker
• CCS Cartoon Studio 2021 Critique Leader 
• Spanish Language TA for Professor Claire Solomon Oberlin College

 Publication (Self)
• Hoy No Circula 
 • Sleepover Sleuths: The Eilean Mór Lighthouse Disappearances
 • One More Cake in CCS Anthology Out for Delivery 
• Whiteout 
• Professor Ghost 
• Mini MICE grant for Sleepover Sleuths 
• UVA GIDI community outreach grant for a comic about Covid
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