Box Brown is a cartoonist, illustrator and comic publisher from Philadelphia. His comics have been featured in Mad Magazine and his illustrations have been on Wired.com. His web and print comic Everything Dies was named a notable comic of 2011 in the Best American Comics Anthology and was honored with two Ignatz Awards. He also won a Xeric Grant for the comic Love is a Peculiar Type of Thing.
In 2011, Brown started a Kickstarter fundraiser to create a new publisher called “Retrofit Comics”, with the goal of publishing 16 alternative comic books over 16 months. Since completing this goal, Retrofit Comics has continued to publish new comic books every month or two.
Brown is currently working on a full-length graphic novel about the professional wrestler André the Giant for First Second Books. He is also a constant source of new mini-comics. No, he never stops working.