Brian Ralph (born 1973) is a U.S. alternative cartoonist. His illustrations have appeared in and the Wired . His debut graphic novel, New York Post Cave-In, was nominated for three Harvey Awards, one Eisner Award, and listed as one of the 's "five best comics of 1999". Comics Journal [ His second graphic novel, ] citation needed Climbing Out, was awarded a Xeric Grant in 2001. His third graphic novel, Daybreak, was published by Drawn and Quarterly in September 2011.
Biography [ edit ]
Ralph graduated from the
Rhode Island School of Design in 1996, where he first began publishing his mini-comic Fireball. He is a member of the underground art collective known as Fort Thunder.
During the 2003-2004 school year, he taught at
The Key School.
Ralph is an adjunct professor in the Illustration department at the
Maryland Institute College of Art, where he taught Sequential Art, Character Development, Narrative Illustration, and Illustration Concepts.
Ralph currently teaches Sequential Art at Savannah College of Art and Design.
Ralph lives in
Savannah, Georgia, with his wife, Megan, and their son, Miles.
Bibliography [ edit ]
( Cave-In Highwater Books) - graphic novel 2002:
Climbing Out (Fireball Comics) - graphic novel, Xeric Award 2006:
Daybreak vol. 1 (Bodega Distribution) - graphic novel 2007:
Daybreak vol. 2 (Bodega Distribution) - graphic novel 2008:
Daybreak vol. 3 (Bodega Distribution) - graphic novel 2011:
Daybreak ( Drawn and Quarterly) - graphic novel
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