Craig Thompson





Craig Thompson

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in Traverse City, Michigan, The United States
September 21, 1975

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Craig Ringwalt Thompson (b. September 21, 1975 in Traverse City, Michigan) is a graphic novelist best known for his 2003 work Blankets. Thompson has received four Harvey Awards, two Eisner Awards, and two Ignatz Awards. In 2007, his cover design for the Menomena album Friend and Foe received a Grammy nomination for Best Recording Package.



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Presently punting in Cambridge, UK with Sierra, the first leg of post-DUMPLINS vacation. But the big news in my world is that we’re MOVING to LA, packing up almost two decades of living in Portland, Oregon. The process is GOOD-BYE, CHUNKY RICE all over again. That book was drawn when I was 21 and first moved to Portland from Milwaukee, Wisconsin; emotionally devastated from missing my friend...

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Average rating: 4.04 · 106,178 ratings · 8,212 reviews · 30 distinct works · Similar authors
Blankets
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 58,822 ratings — published 2003 — 34 editions
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Habibi
4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 21,562 ratings — published 2011 — 18 editions
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Good-Bye, Chunky Rice
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 6,145 ratings — published 1999 — 14 editions
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Carnet de Voyage
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 3,378 ratings — published 2002 — 7 editions
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Space Dumplins
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 48 ratings — expected publication 2015 — 2 editions
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Dark Horse Deluxe Journal: ...
3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 2003
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Kissypoo Garden: The Shorte...
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2000 — 2 editions
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Adam's Amazing Counting Boo...
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2012
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Achilles
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2014
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“How satisfying it is to leave a mark on a blank surface. To make a map of my movement - no matter how temporary.”
Craig Thompson, Blankets

“You have so many layers, that you can peel away a few, and everyone's so shocked or impressed that you're baring your soul, while to you it's nothing, because you know you've twenty more layers to go.”
Craig Thompson, Carnet de Voyage

“Maybe I'm sad about wanting you. I'm not too comfortable with wanting someone.”
Craig Thompson, Blankets

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