Noah Van Sciver is a multiple award-winning cartoonist who first came to comic readers’ attention with his Eisner-nominated comic book series Blammo. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Wired, The Believer, the Best American Comics, as well as countless graphic anthologies. Van Sciver was a regular contributor to MAD Magazine and has written and drawn numerous bestselling graphic novels including One Dirty Tree, the Fante Bukowski: Struggling Writer series for Fantagraphics books and Joseph Smith And The Mormons for Abrams in 2022. In 2015 he was the Artist in Residence/fellow at the Center For Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont. His books and comics are translated into more than 6 different languages around the world.

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17 Responses to “About Noah Van Sciver”

  1. Hi Noah –

    Sounds like you’ve been going through some rough stuff lately. I write a comics column for the website, and just wondered if you’d be interested in doing an e-mail interview sometime, and to feature some info on your comics. I’ve been thinking about doing something that celebrates the indy comics more, and I could possibly start that with you. Let me know if you’d be interested.

    Good luck with everything –

    Jay Willson

  2. Kevin said

    I’ll be your friend… We can be pals.

  3. Alfonso said

    Hi Noah! Interesting thoughts on Dylan. I gotta say, I couldn’t agree more. AV

  4. Lauren said

    I follow you on twitter, and honest to god love your comics, think you are really setting a good tone for artists in our generation, so don’t get so down on yourself!

  5. Noah–I’ve published a children’s biography on Elijah Lovejoy and recently came across your comic treatment of his final stand at the warehouse. Impressive. Just wanted to let you know I posted a link to it on my author Facebook page this week. I hope it will draw some viewers over to your blog here so they can enjoy the Lovejoy comic and see more of your work. Take care!

    Jennifer Phillips

  6. You were born to ramble.

  7. Ryan Reisert said

    Hey I just stumbled upon your excellent Coronado strip on Tumblr, and I wanted to know how the use of a band’s lyrics or just the use of a well-known musical figure (not drawn to match any particular published online photo) in a strip works copyright-wise. Under what circumstances do I need to start thinking about asking permission from celebrities and other well-established musicians? I myself double as an aspiring cartoonist and music junkie and I have always wanted to include rock music references and poke fun at folks like Bono and Morrissey in a sort of South Park-like fashion. Copyright issues have always sort of confused me.

    Anyway, awesome work!

  8. klg19 said

    Noah, I was really sorry not to meet you at BEA. Every time I swung by the Fantagraphics booth, you were somewhere else! Just wanted to let you know that I really enjoyed The Hypo, and that I was pleased I was able to get it on the Hottest Graphic Novels 2012 list. I look forward to adding it to my library’s collection when it’s out!

  9. Abbey said

    Do you ever do custom comics for people?

  10. Paula Ryan said

    your Merchantville friends are so proud of you

  11. Carlin said

    Im not a writer or an artist, but man i love your comics.

  12. RAC said

    I just received “The Complete Works of Fante Bukowski” and I love the way the book was put together. From the size to the facsimile signature of Fante Bukowski on the title page, the production values and the “visual tributes” and Fantagraphics self-deprecating commentary, this book is a treasure of lots of little things done right. I read the first FB book, looking forward to reading the entire saga.

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