Erika's work has been published by Oni, Dark Horse,
Image, Villard, BOOM!, Penny Arcade and Scholastic, among others.

Oh Joy Sex Toy

2013-Ongoing and NSFW
Erika's widely acclaimed sex education and review site. It strives to be relevant to a wide variety of genders, body types, and sexualities.

Topatoco, Amazon, PDFs


A short dick and fart murder mystery written by Jeff Parker.



Erika's autobiographical comic about a lesbian artist-wannabe who falls in love with a boy.


Erika Moen is fucking amazing and Oh Joy Sex Toy will change your life for the better.

- PhD Emily Nagoski

Moen reminds us that sex should be fun, funny, and safe... essential reading.

- Emma Lawson, Comics Alliance

A revolution in laughter and a hardcore exploration of the orgasm... refreshingly frank.

- Cory Doctorow

More Quotes, Accolades and Awards for Oh Joy Sex Toy can be found here!


Erika Moen is a freelance cartoonist born June 25, 1983 and graduated with an Illustrated Storytelling self-designed degree from Pitzer College in 2006. She lives in Portland, Oregon where she has been a member of Helioscope Studio since 2008.

Having created comics for well over a decade, her work has been published by Oni, Dark Horse, Image, Villard and Scholastic, among many others.

In addition to creating comics, she also regularly teaches classes and guest lectures on the subject in high schools and colleges around the country. She has been happily married to Matthew Nolan since October 2008.


Oh Joy Sex Toy Coloring Book, Limerence Press

Oh Joy Sex Toy V1, V2 and V3, Book Store Versions, Limerence Press, previously self released 2014/2015/2016

Anything That Loves, Northwest Press

Smut Peddler, Anthology, Iron Circus No Straight Lines, Anthology, Fantagraphics Books
Bucko, written by Jeff Parker, Dark Horse Comics
The Letter Q: Queer Writers' Notes to Their Younger Selves, Anthology, Scholastic

DAR! Volume Two, Self-Published
Drawn to You, Co-created with Lucy Knisley, Self-Published
Monsters and Dames, Anthology, Emerald City Comic Con

DAR! Volume One, Self-Published
Pip!, Written by George Shannon, Museum of Glass
Best Erotic Comics 2009, Anthology, Last Gasp The Bridge Project, Anthology, Scraped Knee

Best Erotic Comics 2008, Anthology, Last Gasp

True Porn: Volume Two, Anthology, Alternative Comics

Flight: Volume One, Anthology, Villard

Select Client List

Museum of Glass, PennyArcade.com, ComicsAlliance.com, DeVry University (through XPlane), Tarot.com, Hewlett-Packard (through 52 Ltd.), Good Vibrations Magazine, Nelson Education Ltd, Umpqua Bank and Idaho Power (while employed at FashionBuddha Studio), Visioluxus.

Speaking / Teaching / Appearances

Panelist on HuffPost Live
Guest Lecturer at Yale University (Video)
Teacher "Creativity Labs: Comics", Pacific Northwest College of Art
Speaker at XOXO Fest (Video)

Teacher "Creativity Labs: Comics", Pacific Northwest College of Art
Guest Lecturer at "Graphic Novel Intensive", Pacific Northwest College of Art

Guest Lecturer at Pacific University (Video)
Teacher "Creativity Labs: Comics", Pacific Northwest College of Art
Special Guest of Stumptown Comics Fest
Special Guest of ConBust
Live Artist for Winter Season of the Portland Opera

Guest Lecturer at Haverford College (Video)
Live Artist/Comic Expert for Crumb Exhibit at the Portland Art Museum
Teacher "Creativity Labs: Comics", Pacific Northwest College of Art
Live Artist for An Artist A Day at Muse Art and Design


Business ONLY

Though she appreciates every email, regretfully Erika is unable to respond to everything. She only has time for business emails -- thank you for understanding!

No Oh Joy Sex Toy

ALL Oh Joy Sex Toy inquiries must be sent here and will be answered by Matthew Nolan.

No Advice

Unfortunately Erika does not have time to answers questions. If you need advice, please google your question or go to a message board on the subject. Scarleteen covers everything you could possibly want to know about sex/sexuality/gender.

Erika with a K

Erika is spelled with a K (EriKa), if you spell it with a C she will not receive your email.

Email: Erika (dot) Moen (at) Gmail