Art Spiegelman

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Birthday
15, 1948
Birthplace
Sweden
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
15, 1948 (age 70)
Birthplace
Sweden

About

He wrote the graphic novel Maus, which granted him the Pulitzer Prize Letters Award in 1992. He also won numerous other awards, including the Adamson Award in 1988.

Before Fame

He saw Harvey Kurtzman, the creator of Mad, as his spiritual inspiration.

Trivia

His book, Maus, took nearly 13 years to write and design.

Family Life

He married artist and designer Francoise Mouly in July 1977.

Associated With

Early in his career he co-edited a book of quotations by Timothy Leary and other members of the counter culture.