Kevin Huizenga

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Kevin Huizenga
Born March 29, 1977
Harvey, Illinois
Nationality American
Area(s) Writer, Penciller, Inker
Notable works
Curses
Ganges
Or Else

Kevin Huizenga (born March 29, 1977[1] in Harvey, Illinois, USA) is an American cartoonist, best known as the creator of the comics character Glenn Ganges, who appears in most of his work.

Biography[edit]

Kevin first created the minicomic Supermonster (1993–2001) while he was still in high school. This is where the character of Glenn Ganges first appeared. More recently, Huizenga has received acclaim for his ongoing Or Else comic and a collection of works, Curses. These were included on Time Magazine's list of the Top Ten comics of 2005 [2] and 2006,[3] respectively.

Since February 2008, Kevin Huizenga has published a comic strip called Amazing Facts and Beyond with Leon Beyond[4] in the St Louis Riverfront Times with cartoonists Dan Zettwoch and Ted May. New strips appear three times a month.

Bibliography[edit]

Books[edit]

Comic Books[edit]

  • Ganges #1-4, Fantagraphics (2006 - 2011)
  • Or Else #1-5, Drawn and Quarterly (2004 - 2008)
  • Fight or Run: Shadow of the Chopper, Buenaventura Press (2008)
  • New Construction #1-2
  • Sermons #1-2
  • The Feathered Ogre: Designs and Sketches
  • Super Monster #1-14

Anthologies with his stories[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • 2010 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Series for Ganges
  • 2007 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Anthology or Collection for Curses
  • 2006 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Story for Ganges #1
  • 2005 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Comic for Or Else #1
  • 2004 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Story for “Glenn Ganges”, Drawn and Quarterly Showcase Volume 1


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Happy 32nd Birthday, Kevin Huizenga!". The Comics Reporter. 2009-03-29. Retrieved 2009-04-06. 
  2. ^ Arnold, Andrew (2005-12-17). "Time.comix Best of 2005: Comix". Time Magazine. Retrieved 2007-03-28. 
  3. ^ "Time.comix The Best Comics of 2006". Time Magazine. 2006-12-28. Retrieved 2007-03-28. 
  4. ^ "New Catastrophe Comic Strip & Blog". 2008-02-18. Retrieved 2008-07-15. 
  5. ^ James Bradburne (12 April 2012). "Alla Prima". The Florentine. 

External links[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Reviews[edit]