Jillian Tamaki


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Hello! My name is Jillian Tamaki and I am an illustrator and comics artist. I grew up in Calgary, Alberta, on the Canadian Prairies. 'Went to school there too (the Alberta College of Art and Design). Currently I live in Brooklyn, NY where I teach at the School of Visual Arts and carve out a living making comics and illustrations for magazines, newspapers, websites, and books. I have 2 books of personal work: Gilded Lilies (Conundrum, 2006) and Indoor Voice (D&Q, 2010). I also made a graphic novel with my cousin Mariko Tamaki called SKIM (Groundwood, 2008). My work was recently acquired by the Library of Congress.

Average rating: 3.74 · 70,762 ratings · 8,140 reviews · 35 distinct worksSimilar authors
SuperMutant Magic Academy

3.98 avg rating — 5,717 ratings — published 2015 — 6 editions
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Boundless

3.64 avg rating — 1,654 ratings — published 2017 — 2 editions
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They Say Blue

3.86 avg rating — 1,301 ratings — published 2018 — 5 editions
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Indoor Voice

3.64 avg rating — 211 ratings — published 2010
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Gilded Lilies

3.57 avg rating — 101 ratings — published 2006
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Frontier #7: SexCoven

4.16 avg rating — 82 ratings — published 2015
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Drawn & Quarterly FCBD 2015...

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Baba Yaga

3.18 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2013
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The Best American Comics 2019

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Skim

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“Politicians do important work!

Politicians can eat an important dick!!”
Jillian Tamaki, SuperMutant Magic Academy

“Would any of you like to share your career aspirations within the class? Jim?

I dunno, to be honest, I was just hoping to be able to keep the demons away...”
Jillian Tamaki, SuperMutant Magic Academy

“Control is a fallacy. I can only control my own actions, not other people's actions, not to mention random events meted out by the Universe! I might not be able to control external forces, but I think I can do a better job of not letting them affect me so deeply... I have some control over the things I choose to see and read and how I interpret and react to them. I don't think that's being naive. Or maybe it is? But being crippled by anxiety is no more useful to myself or society.”
Jillian Tamaki

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Wild Things: YA G...: Skim by Mariko Tamaki 1 12 Feb 01, 2011 08:19AM  
Book Nook Cafe: What I read April 2012 123 64 May 22, 2012 06:03AM  
Dubuque Virtual B...: August 2015: This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki & Jillian Tamaki 5 9 Aug 11, 2015 11:55AM  
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