C. Frakes (that's Colleen Frakes) was raised by the ocean, is a Virgo, and is really into fashion and costume history (here's a great post from her blog about how she incorporates this interest into her comic work). Her comic Island Brat is an autobio piece about growing up on a prison island.
Tragic Belief, also by C. Frakes, is a wordless "old man at the sea" comic fable. Here's how it opens:
Kiss & Tell: A Romantic Resume, Ages 0 to 22 is San Francisco based artist and writer MariNaomi's illustrated chronicle of her relationship exploits from age 0 through 22 (at 330 pages, Mari has lots to tell). Key descriptors here: hilarious, thoughtful, familiar.