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‘Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.’ – Groucho Marx

Faith Erin Hicks

Faith Erin Hicks is a Canadian writer and artist. She worked in the animation industry for several years before transitioning into writing and drawing comics full time in 2008. She started making comics “for fun” and putting them on the web when she was in college. Her first published work was Zombies Calling (SLG Publishing) in 2007. Since then, she has published a number of other graphic novels, including The War at Ellsmere (SLG), Brain Camp (with Susan Kim and Laurence Klavan, First Second Books), Friends with Boys (First Second Books), Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong (with Prudence Shen, First Second Books), The Adventures of Superhero Girl (Dark Horse Comics), The Last of Us: American Dreams (with Neil Druckmann, Dark Horse Comics), the Bigfoot Boy series (with J. Torres, Kids Can Press), and the middle-grade fantasy trilogy, The Nameless City (First Second Books). She won an Eisner Award in 2014 for The Adventures of Superhero Girl. In 2019 her debut Young Adult prose novel, Comics Will Break Your Heart, was published by Roaring Brook Press.

Faith currently lives in Vancouver, BC with her partner, Tim, and their helpful cat. Her current projects are writing Avatar: The Last Airbender comics for Dark Horse Comics, and drawing Pumpkinheads, a graphic novel collaboration with Rainbow Rowell.

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