Sarah Burrini is a freelance illustrator and cartoonist living in Cologne, Germany. She published “Silly & Cone” in German MAD magazine, several short comics for anthologies and worked as an animator on German children’s shows like “Die Sendung mit der Maus” (The Show with the Mouse). She drew and wrote the monthly comic for the children’s magazine “Benni” from 2008 to 2018.

Since 2009 she publishes her own semi-autobiographical webcomic “Life Ain’t No Pony Ranch” which won the “Peng award” of the Munich comics festival”, the “Sondermann award” of the Frankfurt Book Fair.
In 2014 she won the ICOM (Independent Comics) Award for “special achievement or publication” and in 2018 she won “Best German comic strip” of the Max and Moritz Award at the comics festival Erlangen.
In 2018, her titular hero „Nerd Girl“ is presenting the Comic Con Germany in Stuttgart.

As a webcomic pioneer, she is a sought-after guest at panel discussions, podcasts and other media formats.


Select commercial work

  • Microsoft
  • ZDF Magazin Royale
  • Starburns Press
  • Ahoy Comics
  • Bad Idea Comics
  • Panini Comics
  • Kosmos
  • Egmont
  • WDR – 1Live
  • Klett
  • Sailer Verlag
  • Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung