Angela Bocage studied art in Santa Cruz, California. In the mid-eighties, she left her job at a headhunting firm to devote herself to cartooning. She became an active member of the girl art gang 'Not Nice Girls', organizing controversial cultural events. She created and edited the quarterly anthology 'Real Girl', "the sex comic for all genders and orientations by cartoonists who are good in bed." She self-syndicated her comic '(Nice Girls Don't Talk About) Sex, Religion and Politics'. Angela Bocage's other central commitments are her two children and her friends.