MARIE D'ABREO is the author and illustrator of the graphic novels Beautiful: A Girl's Trip Through the Looking Glass, Sky Orb and Lost in Guyville.

Marie grew up in Worthing, a seaside town in England famed for bringing forth the creators of Tank Girl, being the childhood playground of Billy Idol, and housing Oscar Wilde while he wrote the Importance of Being Earnest. She has a B.F.A. from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and now resides in San Francisco, California.