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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kim Johnson  

Pen Name: Kim "Howard" Johnson

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1955 in Ottawa, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Johnson was born and raised in Ottawa, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Kim “Howard” Johnson has written several books on Monty Python as well as comic books for Marvel, DC, and Event Comics. Johnson first met the members of the Monty Python troupe in 1978 when he was the publisher of a Monty Python fanzine. He also appeared in ''Life Of Brian'', and once worked as John Cleese's personal assistant.Johnson and his wife, Laurie Bradach, own DoubleDare Books. He has also been a screenwriter, an award-winning newspaper writer, marketing director for a comic book company, radio newsman and feature reporter and magazine journalist.

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