Nicki Greenberg

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Nicki Greenberg is a Melbourne-based Australian comic artist and illustrator.[1]

Her graphic novel adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby (The Great Gatsby: a graphic adaptation)[2] was published in 2007 by Allen & Unwin in Australia and by Penguin in Canada.[3][4] Her graphic adaptation of Hamlet[5] was published by Allen & Unwin in 2010.[6]

Greenberg had early success when in 1990, at the age of fifteen, she published The Digits,[7] a series of twelve books featuring her fingerprints as characters. She has written and illustrated a number of other children's books, including Squids Suck (2005),[8] Antonia Cutlass Walks the Plank (2006),[9] and Operation Weasel Ball (2007).[10] Greenberg is a regular contributor to the regular Australian comics anthology Tango, edited by Bernard Caleo and published by Cardigan Comics.

In 2009, Greenberg's work appeared in Super Heroes and Schlemiels: Jews and Comic Art, an exhibition of comic art at the Jewish Museum of Australia in Melbourne.[11] She has been interviewed by The New Yorker[12] in its on-line cartoon forum, by Jennifer Byrne on ABC1 television and The Book Show on ABC radio.


  1. ^ "nicki-greenberg".
  2. ^ The great Gatsby : a graphic adaptation / by Nicki Greenberg of the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. - Version details - Trove
  3. ^ The Great Gatsby: a graphic adaptation Nicki Greenberg (Allen & Unwin, 2007)
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  5. ^ Hamlet : William Shakespeare's Hamlet staged on the page / Nicki Greenberg | National Library of Australia
  6. ^ Woodhead, Cameron (2010-10-29). "Hamlet". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2018-03-20.
  7. ^ Reading, Better. "Nicki Greenberg – Better Reading". Retrieved 2018-03-20.
  8. ^ Squids suck / Nicki Greenberg ; pictures by Nicki Greenberg. - Version details - Trove
  9. ^ Antonia Cutlass walks the plank / written and illustrated by Nicki Greenberg. - Version details - Trove
  10. ^ Operation weasel ball / Nicki Greenberg. - Version details - Trove
  11. ^ Bird, plane or supermensch? Comics reveal Jewish roots - Arts - Entertainment
  12. ^ Dernavich, Drew (2009-12-16). "Cartoon-Off: Nicki Greenberg". The New Yorker. ISSN 0028-792X. Retrieved 2018-03-20.

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