By Noah Van Sciver
Published Issue 085, January 2021
Noah Van Sciver is a multiple award-winning cartoonist who first came to comic readers’ attention with his critically acclaimed, Eisner-nominated comic book series Blammo. His work has appeared in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the Best American Comics, Kramers Ergot, as well as countless graphic anthologies. Van Sciver was a regular contributor to MAD Magazine and has written and drawn numerous bestselling graphic novels including One Dirty Tree, Saint Cole and the Fante Bukowski: Struggling Writer series for Fantagraphics books. In 2015 he was the Artist in Residence/fellow at the Center For Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont. His books and comics are translated into more than 6 different languages around the world.
He is currently writing and drawing the graphic novel biography of the LDS prophet Joseph Smith, a collection of his newspaper strip The Introvert Club, and the first book in a planned trilogy covering the history of the Grateful Dead with writer Chris Miskiewicz.