Ted Naifeh

Ted  Naifeh

Ted Naifeh debuted in the independent comics market in 1999 as the illustrator for SLG Publishing's Gloomcookie, a goth romance comic he co-created with Serena Valentino. Ted decided to go out on his own after a successful run, penning and drawing Courtney Crumrin and the Night Creatures, a creepy children's fantasy series about a grouchy little girl and her adventures with her Warlock uncle. Courtney Crumrin's success, which earned her an Eisner Award nomination for best limited series, paved the way for Polly and the Pirates, a children's book about a prim and perfect girl kidnapped by pirates believing she was the daughter of their long-lost queen. Ted authored four volumes of Courtney Crumrin over the next few years, as well as a spin-off book about her uncle. He also co-created How Loathsome with Tristan Crane and collaborated with scriptwriter Gary Whitta on two volumes of the videogame tie-in comic Death Junior.

He most recently illustrated The Good Neighbors, a Read More chevron_right