Graphic novelist Charles Burns, known for is surreal and dark comics Black Hole and Big Baby, chronicles childhood trauma and teenage angst with a sleek visual style and brooding sensibility. His work is published by fantagraphics books and is among the most beautiful examples of the genre.
Jacob Kurtzberg (August 28, 1917 – February 6, 1994), better known by the pen name Jack Kirby, was an American comic book artist, writer and editor. Growing up poor in New York City, Kurtzberg entered the nascent comics industry in the 1930s. He drew various comic strips under different pseudony
Paul Erdös was one of the most eminent mathematicians of the twentieth century, as famed for his prolific output and outsize capacity for abstract mathematic comprehension as he was for his incurable wanderlust and distaste for sleep. His extraordinary productivity, preference for colla
McCloud was born in Boston, Massachusetts and spent most of his childhood in Lexington, Massachusetts. He obtained his B.F.A in illustration from Syracuse University. McCloud created the light-hearted science fiction/superhero comic book series Zot! in 1984, in part as a reaction to the increasingly