Sacha Jones is a cartoonist based in New York City.In 2022, they self published DATA VISUALIZATION, an activity book and anthology of single-panel cartoons inspired by Star Trek: the Next Generation. My Day At the Zoo, a middle-grade autobiographical comic about childhood anxiety, authority, and the Bronx Zoo published by Paper Rocket Minicomics debuted at the MoCCA Arts fest in 2023. They are currently working on Bacon Lad alongside Brandon Clarkson.Sacha has been sharing their work online as Cool Friend (@realcoolfriend) since 2016.

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DATA VISUALIZATION is my debut fanzine based on the 1987 spinoff series of a popular science fiction television franchise.The activity book contains twelve single-panel cartoons, five pen-and-paper games-- including a "CrossWorf" Puzzle and a sentimental Mad-Lib.Digital copies are pay-what-you-want, starting at $1 via ko-fi!

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When Alex gets lost at the zoo, an older friend named Karim lends a hand.Alex Just wanted to look at the animals, so why is Karim in trouble?

My Day at the Zoo is part of the Mini Memoir Project, a series of thirteen autobiographical minicomics contributed by different artists and published by Paper Rocket Minicomics. Each intimate story centers around a childhood memory told in the first person.Purchase a copy of My Day at the Zoo here
Read more about the Mini Memoir Project here!

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Excerpt from "American Lives," written by Ian Salewski

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