Anders Nilsen

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Anders Nilsen

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Anders Nilsen (born 1973) is a popular artist and graphic novelist who grew up in Minneapolis and lives in Chicago, IL.

He works on an ongoing comic series, Big Questions (Drawn and Quarterly), which has been nominated several times for the Ignatz Award. In addition, his comics have appeared in the anthologies Kramers Ergot[1] and Mome.[2] His graphic novel Dogs and Water won an Ignatz Award in 2005. An excerpt from Dogs and Water was featured in the inaugural 2006 edition of the Best American Comics anthology, and the book was expanded and reissued in hardcover in 2007. Other, more recent works include a graphic memoir, Don't Go Where I Can't Follow and a comic The End.

He is a member of The Holy Consumption, a Chicago-based group of comic a
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Last week a box came in the mail from an undisclosed North American publisher. I opened it up and found inside ten sketchbooks and one box of loose drawings all lovingly wrapped in brown paper and bubble wrap. As part of Autoptic and PFC this summer I am curating an exhibition of work by some of the artists of PFC at Light Grey Art Labs. Laura Park's sketchbooks and loose doodles are going to... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.92 · 5,100 ratings · 616 reviews · 33 distinct works · Similar authors
Big Questions
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 1,333 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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Dogs and Water
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 895 ratings — published 2004 — 4 editions
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Don't Go Where I Can't Follow
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 319 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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Monologues for the Coming P...
3.31 of 5 stars 3.31 avg rating — 256 ratings — published 2006
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The End
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 220 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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Rage of Poseidon
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 164 ratings — published 2013
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Monologues for Calculating ...
3.51 of 5 stars 3.51 avg rating — 166 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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Big Questions #1
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 1999
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Big Questions #11: Sweetnes...
4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 26 ratings
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Big Questions #3: Astrophysics
4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2000
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Big Questions #1 Big Questions #2 Big Questions #3: Astrophysics Big Questions #4: Asomatogn... Big Questions #5: Nothingness Big Questions #6: Anoesia a... Big Questions #7: Dinner an...
Big Questions (15 books)
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4.115360101975781 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 1,569 ratings

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3.3886255924170614 of 5 stars 3.39 avg rating — 422 ratings

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“We are sorry about the way things turned out. We gave, in the phrasing of our words if not literally in the words themselves, the false impression that these pages might hold some small fragment, some slight fragrance of a greater truth. That there might be something here to be learned. Before we go any further the author of this cartoon wishes to make an apology. Such an impression was deliberately cultivated. It is a ruse. It is a lie. We are every bit as lost and afraid as children abandoned in a wood: every bit as lost as you.”
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