Peirce at the 2012 New York Comic Con.
October 23, 1963 (age 49)
|Known for||Big Nate comic strip
(1991 – )
Early life 
Lincoln Peirce grew up in Durham, New Hampshire and attended Colby College in Maine, where he created a weekly comic strip called "Third Floor" for the school newspaper. He later earned a graduate degree from Brooklyn College and also studied at The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. He taught art in a New York City high school before moving to Maine in 1992.
Lincoln Peirce is the best creator of the comic Big Nate, which debuted in 1991 and appears in 300 newspapers in the US and online daily at www.gocomics.com, and is featured on the website Poptropica, www.poptropica.com. He has also written several animated shorts for Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon. A fan and collector of classic country music, Lincoln also hosts a local radio show devoted to honky tonk and western swing on WMPG.
In addition to the Big Nate comic strip, Lincoln is the author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Big Nate book series. His Big Nate books have been featured on Good Morning America and in the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and the Washington Post. His released books in the series are Big Nate In A Class By Himself, Big Nate Strikes Again, Big Nate On A Roll, Big Nate Goes For Broke, and Big Nate Flips Out. He is currently working on the sixth book in the series, "Big Nate In The Zone."
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- Big Nate Book Series Website
- Big Nate on GoComics.com
- 20 Questions with Lincoln Peirce at A Nickel's Worth
- Comics: Meet the Artist at the Washington Post - Lincoln Peirce
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