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...more


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Average rating: 3.91 · 3,832 ratings · 543 reviews · 33 distinct works · Similar authors
Big Questions
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 931 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Dogs and Water
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 707 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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Don't Go Where I Can't Follow
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 256 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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Monologues for the Coming P...
3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 215 ratings — published 2006
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Monologues for Calculating ...
3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 136 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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The End
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 106 ratings
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Rage of Poseidon
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 100 ratings — published 2013
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The End No. 1 (Ignatz Series)
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 62 ratings — published 2007
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Big Questions #1
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 1999
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Big Questions #11: Sweetnes...
4.36 of 5 stars 4.36 avg rating — 25 ratings
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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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“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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