Jimmy Gownley

Jimmy Gownley began writing and drawing comics at the age of fifteen. He is an advocate for kids’ comics, having co-founded the organization Kids Love Comics, which works to promote comic books and graphic novels as a valuable tool for literacy and education in schools, libraries, and at home. He lives with his wife Karen and their twin daughters, Stella and Anna, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Books by this Author

Her Permanent Record
What Makes You Happy
The Whole World's Crazy
When the Past Is a Present
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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. My motto is, "Never trust a person who has a motto."

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Pizza

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. That would be either my overwhelming genius, or my humility

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Like Billy Corgan said; I fear that I am ordinary, just like everyone.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Girardville, Pennsylvania

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