Ware, Chris

Portrait
Born: Dec 28, 1967 AD
Currently alive, at 46 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Artists, Cartoonists, Novelists


1967 – Franklin Christenson Ware was born on the 28th day of December this year in Omaha, Nebraska.

 

1980 – His earliest published strips appeared in the late 1980s on the comic’s page of The Daily Texan, the student newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin.

 

1988 – He also had a weekly satirical science fiction serial in the paper titled Floyd Farland: Citizen of the Future. This was eventually published in this year.

 

1999 – Over the years, his work garnered several awards, including the 1999 National Cartoonists Society Award for Best Comic Book for Acme Novelty Library.

 

2001 – His novel Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth won the 2001 Guardian First Book Award, the first time a graphic novel has won a major United Kingdom book award.

 

2003 – It also won the prize for best album at this year Angoulème comic book festival in France.]

 

2005 – He recently finished work on "Building Stories," which first appeared as a monthly strip in Nest Magazine. Building Stories appeared weekly in the NYT Magazine from September 18 of this year until April 2006.

 

2006 – He resides in Oak Park, Illinois as of this year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Page last updated: 7:03pm, 15th Apr '07
Return to full site

This page is copyright © s9.com