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.

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

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

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Humor, intelligence and warmth

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. drawing, which is why I make graphic novels!

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

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

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Rock Star

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