Chris Ware

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General Information

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Name: Chris Ware

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction, Other;

Born: 1967 in Omaha, Nebraska


Website: barclayagency.com/ware.html

Email: N/A


Illinois Connection

Ware attended The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1991-1993. He currently resides in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Chris Ware, is an American comic book artist and cartoonist, notable for his Acme Novelty Library series and the graphic novel Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth. Born in Omaha, Nebraska, he resides in the Chicago area. His works explore themes of social isolation, emotional torment and depression.

Published Works

  • Quimby The Mouse, Jonathan Cape, 2003
  • Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid On Earth, Pantheon, 2003
  • The Acme Novelty Library, Pantheon, 2005
  • Acme Novelty Datebook, Drawn and Quarterly, 2007
  • Acme Novelty Library #18, Drawn and Quarterly, 2007
  • Acme Novelty Library #19, Drawn and Quarterly, 2008
  • Acme Novelty Library #20, Drawn and Quarterly, 2010
  • Building Stories, Pantheon, 2012

Titles at Your Library

Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth (Pantheon Graphic Novels)

ISBN: 0375714545
Release Date: 2003-04-29

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The Acme Novelty Library (Pantheon Graphic Novels)

ISBN: 0375422951
Release Date: 2005-09-20

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Acme Novelty Datebook Volume Two: 1995 - 2002

ISBN: 1897299184
Release Date: 2007-12-10

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Acme Novelty Library #18 (No. 18)

ISBN: 1897299176
Release Date: 2007-12-10

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Acme Novelty Library #19 (No. 19)

ISBN: 1897299567
Release Date: 2008-10-28

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Acme Novelty Library #20

ISBN: 1770460209
Release Date: 2010-11-09

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Building Stories (Pantheon Graphic Novels)

ISBN: 0375424334
Release Date: 2012-10-02

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Literary Awards

Body of Work:

  • Harvey Award, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2013
  • Eisner Award, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2013
  • National Cartoonists Society Award, 1999, 2013
  • Guardian First Book Award, 2001
  • Author of the Year, Illinois Association of Teachers of English, 2012

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Chris Ware on WorldCat


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