TCAF 2022: Eilie Astara talks about her ‘Magikats!’ graphic novel series

Illustration by Jenn Woodall

In celebration of the comic book creators exhibiting at the 2022 Toronto Comic Arts Festival, here’s my chat with Ellie Astara about her Magikats! series. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts. And the podcast is also available on YouTube. Please like and subscribe to that video channel.

Eilie is a visual storyteller originally from the New York City area now based in Washington, D.C. She’s created a series called Magikats about magic, cats and friendship that she promotes on her online shop and as a web-comic. Eilie is a patreon creator and a YouTuber where she creates inspiring and empowering content for her community.

Magikats! The Wand of the Vale is a graphic novel about a magical girl, fantastical cats, and the power of animal friendship illustrated in colourful detail and a unique bubbly style.

Magikats! The Mystery of the Moss is the new sequel premiering at TCAF 2022.

You can discover more about Eilie on Instagram at @eilieastara and online at


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