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Deb Lucke

Deb Lucke is an author and artist. Her comics have appeared in the New Yorker, the Nation, and Heated, among others. She is a regular contributor to her local paper, the Highlands Current. She has received numerous awards, including from American Illustration, the Society of Illustrator’s Cartoon and Comic Annual, and the New York Press Association Awards. Her graphic-novel series, The Lunch Witch, earned starred reviews and is in development with Amblin Entertainment.


Illustration by Deb Lucke

Redesigning Dystopia

Fall 2021 | Columns

Most of us are living in a landscape designed for the car. “These days, so much of urban planning is undoing the mistake of the recent past.”

Illustration by Deb Lucke

Hoofbeat Healing

Spring 2021 | Columns

Physical therapist Karen "Kay" Stanley-White heals people in an unusual way—by putting them on a horse. Sometimes she puts them on backward. All with the goal of improving function in those with movement disorders or injuries.