Daniel is a passionate Social Studies middle school teacher and illustrator currently working on his follow up to the 1920s crime story, The Tommy Gun Dolls graphic novel--due out later this year, Double-Cross on Maiden Lane.

Cooney received his BFA in Illustration/Cartooning from The School of Visual Arts in 1998 and currently finishing his Masters in Education from Fitchburg State University. Author for WRITING AND ILLUSTRATING THE GRAPHIC NOVEL and THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO FIGURE DRAWING FOR COMICS AND GRAPHIC NOVELS by BARRON'S educational books. Cooney, a California native, now resides in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.


THE COMIC BOOK ARTIST'S WORKBOOK FOR PERSPECTIVE, his third book published by B.E.S. Publishing, is available everywhere that books are sold here and a U.K. edition for those aspiring artists living in the United Kingdom!



My books are available to read

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laptop or computer.