Brian Fies

Brian Fies is a science writer, illustrator, and cartoonist whose widely acclaimed first graphic novel, Mom's Cancer, won the 2005 Eisner Award for Best Digital Comic (the first web comic to win the award and inaugurate this new category), the Lulu Blooker Prize for Best Comic, the Harvey Award for Best New Talent, and the German Youth Literature Prize, among other awards and recognition. He lives in northern California.

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Average rating: 3.87 · 1,774 ratings · 283 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
Mom's Cancer

3.87 avg rating — 1,228 ratings — published 2006 — 7 editions
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A Fire Story

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Whatever Happened to the Wo...

3.60 avg rating — 299 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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“No one will care more about your life than you do and no one is better qualified to chart its course than you are. You are the expert.”
Brian Fies
tags: life

“All i have to offer is this: i hold a valid driver's license and I know the way to the hospital. I can hang curtains, flip a mattress, load a dishwasher. I can deliver a pizza, lend a steadying arm, laugh at a morbid joke and compliment a bad wig and I know the metric system. I doubt that's gonna be enough.”
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“I would give a million bucks to have seen my mother say "cute shoes" to naked Ashley Judd.”
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