Recipe Comix: Oaty Squished Cookie Ball Things

"Draw us a recipe." That's the brief we sent to a dozen of our favorite comic artists earlier this year; each week this summer, we're thrilled to present what they sent back. They're fantastic, beautiful, hilarious, thoughtful, informative, and often all of the above — and they prove that a recipe doesn't just have to be words on paper. (Check out all the comics published so far in the archive.)

This week: Travis Nichols, a Brooklyn-based author and illustrator whose various books both inspire our inner monster-creator and teaches us how to behave at punk shows, seeks a fix for his cookie addiction with a fairly genius (and vegan!) oatmeal-based kluge.

Travis Nichols is the author and illustrator of The Monster Doodle Book and Punk Rock Etiquette. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, and eats noodles every single day. Find out more about him at

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