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Ben Hatke

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Ben Hatke is an author and illustrator of graphic novels and picture books. Most notably he is the creator of the Zita the Spacegirl graphic novel series.

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Ben Hatke I don't know how upsetting it is to you, but I have to change my shirt BECAUSE IT IS SOAKED WITH TEARS.
Ben Hatke Designing creatures is still one of my favorite parts of the process. Plot and story are the meat and vegetables and, for me, creature design and envi…moreDesigning creatures is still one of my favorite parts of the process. Plot and story are the meat and vegetables and, for me, creature design and environment design are like dessert.

If I ever get stuck on creature design I turn to the smithsonian book of natural history, or any book full of pictures of all the weird stuff that already exists on our planet.(less)
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The Last Song

Remembering my sweet daughter today. I used to whisper in her ear while she slept that I was *so proud* to be her dad. I miss taking walks and how she would squeal when I scooped her up onto my shoulders. I miss the little drives we took when I was trying to get her to fall asleep.

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I think there's a lot of natural overlap between comics and picture books. I didn't set out to make something to get kids into comics, just to make as good a picture book as I could. To make Maurice Sendak proud.
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