Chester Brown was born in Montreal, Canada on May 16, 1960 and grew up in the nearby suburb of Chateauquay. At the age of 12 the local newspaper, The St. Lawrence Sun, published one of his comic strips.
At 19, he moved to Toronto. And in 1983, he began to self-publish his work in photocopied 'mini comics' under the title Yummy Fur. In 1986 the Toronto-based comic book publisher Vortex Comics started publishing Yummy Fur, and Brown quit his day job in a photography laboratoire and began working full-time as a cartoonist.
In the pages of Yummy Fur, Brown serialized the stories later published as a graphic novels Ed the Happy Clown (1989) went on to win several awards. And two wonderful scenes of autobiografical souvenirs: The Playboy (1992) and I Never Liked You (1994).
In 1998 assembled a book collecting his shorter pieces: The Little Man: Short Strips, 1980-1995.
In 2003, Brown completed a work on Louis Riel: A Comic Strip Biography which was a critically acclaimed graphic novel.
Last published books:
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