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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GINSENG ROOTS! My next project! For the first time in my “career” I’ll be SERIALIZING as COMIC BOOKS – the form of the medium that imprinted itself on me and my little brother, Phil, as children. Bimonthly, 32 pages, debuting late spring 2019 from Uncivilized Books.


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For a decade of our childhood, Phil and I toiled in Wisconsin farms. Weeding and harvesting GINSENG—an exotic medicinal herb tha...

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Average rating: 4.05 · 154,893 ratings · 12,682 reviews · 49 distinct worksSimilar authors
Blankets

4.05 avg rating — 80,833 ratings — published 2003 — 41 editions
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Habibi

4.03 avg rating — 32,164 ratings — published 2011 — 22 editions
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Good-Bye, Chunky Rice

3.80 avg rating — 7,373 ratings — published 1999
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Carnet de Voyage

3.75 avg rating — 4,337 ratings — published 2002 — 12 editions
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Space Dumplins

3.82 avg rating — 2,255 ratings — published 2015 — 17 editions
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3.51 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 2003
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Kissypoo Garden: The Shorte...

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Achilles

4.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2014
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Adam's Amazing Counting Boo...

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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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