Diane Noomin was born in Brooklyn in 1947 and attended Brooklyn College and Pratt Institute. She is the creator of DiDi Glitz and editor of the Twisted Sisters anthologies of women cartoonists. One of the early contributors to Wimmen's Comics, Noomin created the first issue of Twisted Sisters Comics with Aline Kominsky Crumb in 1976. Noomin's work has also been published in a number of books, magazines and comic books including Weirdo, Young Lust, Arcade, Lemme Outta Here, The Comics Journal, The New Comics Anthology, True Glitz, and The Nation.
Noomin has been nominated for Harvey and Eisner awards and was given the Ink Pen award in 1994. She lives in Connecticut with her husband, cartoonist Bill Griffith, and three cats.