Stephan Pastis





Stephan Pastis

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born
in San Marino, The United States
January 01, 1968

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influences
Scott Adams, Charles Schulz, Gary Larson, Darby Conley


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Stephan Pastis was born in 1968 and raised in San Marino, California, a suburb of Los Angeles. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1989 with a degree in political science. Although he had always wanted to be a syndicated cartoonist, Pastis realized that the odds of syndication were slim, so he entered UCLA Law School in 1990 and became an attorney instead. He practiced law in the San Francisco Bay area from 1993 to 2002. While an attorney, he began submitting various comic strip concepts to all of the syndicates, and, like virtually all beginning cartoonists, got his fair share of rejection slips. Then, in 1997, he began drawing Pearls Before Swine, which he submitted to the syndicates in mid-1999. In December, 199 ...more


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Okay, I just signed one final bunch of the latest Pearls book, “Breaking Stephan” (and drew a character in each); and signed a lot of all three Timmy Failure books (and drew both Rat AND a Timmy character in each).


To get one, just call 707-578-8938 and they’ll ship it to you.


P.S. I also signed a random book called “Farm Anatomy.” I’m curious to see which one of you buys that.



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“If a restaurant offers crayons, I always take them and color throughout the meal. It beats talking to the people I came to dinner with.”
Stephan Pastis

“I recently forced myself to read a book on quantum physics, just to try and learn something new. I was confused by the middle of the first sentence and it all went downhill from there. The only thing I can remember learning is that a parallel universe can theoretically be contained on the head of a needle. I don't really know what that means, but I am now more careful handling needles.”
Stephan Pastis

“When I say 'friends,' I use that term loosely, as I don't actually have any.”
Stephan Pastis

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The Water Castle (write-in)
 
  17 votes, 29.8%

 
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  7 votes, 12.3%

 
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Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library (write-in)
 
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water castle (write-in)
 
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Canary in the Coal Mine (write-in)
 
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