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John Pham

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John Pham is a comic creator.

Pham was born in Saigon but was raised in the United States.[1] He received a self publishing grant from the Xeric Foundation in 2000 for "Epoxy."[2] Pham's comic Sublife Volume 1 was published by Fantagraphics Books in 2008.[3] Sublife Volume 2, also published by Fantagraphics, was nominated for an Outstanding Artist, Outstanding Series, and Outstanding Comic at the 2010 Ignatz Awards[4] Deep Space and St. Ambrose, excerpts from Pham's Sublife comic, were anthologized in the 2010 and 2011 editions of The Best American Comics.[1][5] He was interviewed in issue 259 of The Comics Journal. He also contributed a story to volume 7 of the acclaimed anthology, Kramers Ergot.

"Living Space", a solo show of Pham's paintings and sculptures was held by GR2, Los Angeles, in April 2010,[6] In 2011, Pham worked as a designer on Ben Jones' The Problem Solverz series for Cartoon Network.[7] That year, he was also a featured international guest (representing the US) at the Angoulême comics festival in France.


  1. ^ a b Neil Gaiman, ed. (2010). The Best American Comics 2010. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. pp. 84, 324. ISBN 978-0547241777.
  2. ^ "Xeric Foundation Comic Book Self-Publishing Grants for 2000," retrieved June 18, 2011
  3. ^ Jared Gardner (14 February 2010). "Guttergeek review: SUBLIFE". The Comics Journal.
  4. ^ "2010 Ignatz Award Recipients | Small Press Expo," retrieved June 18, 2011
  5. ^ Alison Bechdel, ed. (2011). The Best American Comics 2011. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. p. 44. ISBN 978-0547333625.
  6. ^ Edwin Ushiro (14 April 2010). ""Living Space" new work by John Pham at GR2". Dailydujour.
  7. ^ Dan Nadel (4 April 2011). "Artistic Modern Funnies: Ben Jones' Problem Solverz". The Comics Journal.

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