Jessica Warrick is an illustrator and cartoonist who specializes in illustrations for children’s books. I saw the half-fish Chub Brothers in her “Family Portrait” illustration (above) and knew I had to share her humor.
Jessica’s brand of humor is great because it subverts characters or scenes that are typically pretty, sweet, or cute. Her characters often have heavy-handed personalities, and an air of over-eagerness makes them both funny and sympathetic. Case in point, this mermaid: