Charles Forsman

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Charles Forsman (born 1982) is an American comic book author.

Combining a simple drawing style with dark and realistic themes, Forsman continues the tradition of alternative comics. He obtained a degree from the Center for Cartoon Studies in 2008.[1]

His self-published comic Snake Oil won the 2008 Ignatz Awards for Outstanding Comic and Outstanding Series. His graphic novel The End of the Fucking World, "a modern ballad of angst and murder",[2] won the 2013 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Minicomic and was adapted in 2017 into a British TV series of the same name.[3]

TEotFW and Celebrated Summer were published by Fantagraphics Books. All his other works, such as Revenger or Slasher, were either self-published, published by small publishers, or sold directly to online readers via Patreon.[1]

With Max de Radiguès, he created the comic Hobo Mom, a family drama, in 2018.[4]

Foreman also created a book called, “I Am Not Okay With This”, which is now a Netflix series that will premiere of February 26th, 2020. It stars both Sophia Lillis and Wyatt Oleff from the two recent IT movies.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Chi è Charles Forsman e perché parlano bene di lui". Fumettologica. 18 December 2018.
  2. ^ "The End of the Fxxxing World review – a modern ballad of angst and murder". The Guardian. 23 March 2018.
  3. ^ "The End of the F***ing World's Charles Forsman on His Indie Comic Turning Into a Netflix Hit". Vulture. 23 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Hobo Mom by Charles Forsman and Max de Radiguès – home is where the hurt is". The Guardian. 7 January 2019.