Abby Denson is the author of Cool Tokyo Guide, Cool Japan Guide, Dolltopia (which garnered an International Manga Award and a Moonbeam Children's Book Award), and Tough Love: High School Confidential, which was originally serialized in XY Magazine. She has scripted comics for Amazing Spider-Man Family, Powerpuff Girls Comics, Simpsons Comics, Sabrina The Teenage Witch, Josie and the Pussycats, Disney Adventures, and many others. City Sweet Tooth, her blog about food and travel has run since 2008. She has taught and lectured at various venues including the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, Eugene Lang College at The New School, and Sophia University in Tokyo.