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Charles Burns

Charles Burns’ earliest works include illustrations for the Sub Pop fanzine, and Another Room Magazine of Oakland, California, but he came to prominence when his comics were published for the first time in early issues of RAW, the avant-garde comics magazine founded in 1980 by Françoise Mouly and Art Spiegelman. …read more

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Gurihiru

Gurihiru, aka Illustrator Unit Gurihiru and Gurihiru Studios, is a Japanese illustration team, composed of artists Chifuyu Sasaki (workplan design, pencils, inks) and Naoko Kawano (workplan design, colors, webdesign). Though its comic book endeavors are centered in the United States, Gurihiru also illustrates character designs for games and animations in …read more

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Scott McCloud

Scott McCloud is an American cartoonist and comics theorist. He is best known for his non-fiction books about comics, Understanding Comics (1993), Reinventing Comics (2000), and Making Comics (2006). McCloud also created the light-hearted science fiction/superhero comic book series Zot! (1984), in part as a reaction to the increasingly grim …read more

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Jillian Tamaki

Jillian Tamaki is the artist behind the New York Times Best Illustrated Book, SKIM, which was also nominated for a Governor General’s Literary Award and Eisner Award and won a Doug Wright Award and Ignatz Award. She is a sought-after illustrator for such companies as New York Times and The New …read more

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Eleanor Davis

Eleanor Davis is a cartoonist and illustrator. A collection of her short comics for adults, How To Be Happy, is out now from Fantagraphics Books. She has two graphic novels for kids: The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook (2009) which she created with my husband Drew Weing, and …read more

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Lucy Knisley

Lucy Knisley is author and illustrator of a number of graphic novels, including Relish; My Life in the Kitchen (From First Second Books) and French Milk (From Simon and Schuster). She’ll have two new books from 2014/15 for TCAF, An Age of License and Displacement from Fantagraphics.

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Barbara Stok

Barbara Stok is well known for her candid autobiographical graphic novels. In 2009, she was awarded the Stripschapprijs for her oeuvre, one of the most prestigious prizes for comic books in the Netherlands. In addition to her work for newspapers and magazines, she has eight books to her name. Vincent, …read more

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Chip Zdarsky

From Chip: Well, I like good times annd great friends. Can’t do math very good but I can bake severel types of cakes if need be.. Cant handle my liquor but still always tie one on berfore filling out importan t forms online. co-cretaed SEX CRIMINAL with Nat Fraction. Is …read more

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