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Jeffrey Brown

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in Grand Rapids, The United States
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Chris Ware, Julie Doucet, Marvel Comics, Moebius

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Jeffrey Brown was born in 1975 in Grand Rapids, Michigan and grew up reading comic books with dreams of someday drawing them, only to abandon them and focus on becoming a 'fine artist.' While earning his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Brown abandoned painting and began drawing comics with his first autobiographical book 'Clumsy' in 2001. Since then he's drawn a dozen books for publishers including TopShelf, Fantagraphics, Drawn & Quarterly, McSweeney's and Chronicle Books. Simon & Schuster published his latest graphic memoir 'Funny Misshapen Body.' In addition to directing an animated video for the band Death Cab For Cutie, Brown has had his work featured on NPR's 'This American Life' His art has been shown at ...more

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Jeffrey Brown I've tried to set up a really strong work ethic so that when I do get writer's block, it's easier to work my way through it. Sometimes I take a break,…moreI've tried to set up a really strong work ethic so that when I do get writer's block, it's easier to work my way through it. Sometimes I take a break, try to work on something else, or even just catch up on some reading or with movies on my to-see list. It's also important to not panic, and pressure yourself more - it just comes with the territory, and if you've been good about writing regularly, you'll get past it.(less)
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If you're like me, you've enjoyed making hundreds of Star Wars drawings and coloring them in over the years. But what if you don't like drawing Star Wars, and you just want to do the coloring? You'll finally be able to with the Darth Vader and Family Coloring book, coming out March 28! Available from places likeAmazon.com,Barnes & Noble,and yourlocal independent bookstorefor $14.95. There... Read more of this blog post »
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Starts slow, makes you think, draws you in. Classic cerebral sci fi. This volume's ending would've worked for me as an end to the series, which makes me wonder even more what's going to happen in the last book...glad I just finally finished reading t ...more
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“-Here's a pretty shell for you.

-Oh, thank you my baby.

-Look, here's another one!

-Thank you.

-Look at this pretty one!

-Thank you.

-Here's a REALLY pretty one.

-Um, thank you.


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“I like the way you touch me."
"I like to touch you... That works out for us, huh?”
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“-Some guy stopped by to see you.
-Who was it?
-I don't know.
-You don't know? Was he cute? Did you fall in love with him?”
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message 2: by Simon (last edited Jan 07, 2009 09:47AM)

Simon I got unlikely for christmas, means i've managed to read three of your fantastic comics. I always find them to be strangely comforting and they never fail to bring a smile to my face. thank you.


message 1: by Sam

Sam hey jeffrey. wanted to let you know i read 'little things' and thought it was great. i wrote a review of it for the art institute paper, you know, fnews, but i haven't heard from them so my guess is they're not going with it. anyway, i enjoyed. good stuff.


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