CREATOR PROFILE
NICK BERTOZZI
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BIOGRAPHY
Nick Bertozzi grew up in and around Providence, Rhode Island, has lived in Philadelphia and Madrid and currently lives in Queens, NY with his wife and daughters. He received a Xeric Grant and multiple Harvey Awards and Ignatz Awards for his smart and human cartooning. He is the author of THE SALON, a graphic novel about Picasso, the discovery of Cubism, and magical absinthe from St. Martin's Press. He collaborated with Jason Lutes on the graphic novel HOUDINI: THE HANDCUFF KING, the first of Hyperion/CCS's cartoon-biographies. He's hard at work on a cartoon biography of LENNY BRUCE for Houghton-Mifflin, written by Harvey Pekar as well as drawing Glen (the Colbert Report) Eichler's STUFFED! for First/Second. For the past several years he has been teaching cartooning at NYC's School of Visual Arts and taught at RISD in 2008.
http://www.nickbertozzi.com
COMICS
Persimmon Cup thumbnail
A fantastical tale.

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Pecan Sandy thumbnail
Whimsy with a heaping spoonful of sass.

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Shackleton and five of his men make a desperate journey across the Antarctic Sea, eight-hundred miles from civilization.

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IRAQ WAR STORIES thumbnail
"What's happening over there?" Edited by Nick Bertozzi. Adapted and drawn by students of the SVA Comic Book Storytelling Workshop from true stories told by Americans and Iraqis.

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FALLUJAH is a series of comics about the Iraq War written and drawn by the students of my Storytelling Workshop at The School of Visual Arts. The stories represent the multiple points-of-view of those engaged and affected by the Battles for Fallujah that took place between 2003 and 2004. Like the IRAQ WAR ANTHOLOGY, the goal of these comics is not to wave a flag for any cause but to tell the stori

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