The Nib is a daily comics publication that is part of First Look Media. We run political cartoons, journalism, essays and memoir about what is going down in the world, all in comics form, the best medium.
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Matt Bors is a cartoonist and editor based in Portland, OR. His work has appeared in The Nation, The Guardian, Fusion, The Intercept, Foreign Policy, and was collected in the book Life Begins at Incorporation. He was a 2012 Pulitzer Prize Finalist for his political cartoons and in 2013 founded The Nib.
Eleri Harris is a cartoonist, journalist and Deputy Editor at The Nib. Her cartoons have also been published online and in print by The Australian Broadcasting Corporation, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, Meanjin, Cuepoint, re:form, Symbolia, Narrative.ly, Taddle Creek, Grapple Annual and Seven Days. Her Nib comic serial Reported Missing was shortlisted for the 2018 Center for Cartoon Studies & Slate Book Review Cartoonist Studio Prize.
Matt Lubchansky is the Associate Editor of the Nib and a cartoonist and illustrator living in Queens, NY. Their work has appeared in VICE, Eater, Mad Magazine, Gothamist, The Toast, The Hairpin, Brooklyn Magazine, and their long-running webcomic Please Listen to Me. They are the co-author of Dad Magazine (Quirk, 2016).
Andy Warner is the author of "Brief Histories of Everyday Objects" and his comics have been published all around the internet, including by Slate, Fusion, American Public Media and KQED. He has taught comics at Stanford University, The California College of the Arts and The Animation Workshop. He draws comics in a garden shed in San Francisco and comes from the sea.
Sarah Mirk is a multi-media journalist who explores issues around gender, politics, and history. She worked for four years as the online editor of feminism and pop culture non-profit Bitch Media, where she hosted the podcast Popaganda. She's the author of the relationship guidebook Sex from Scratch: Making Your Own Relationship Rules and the sci-fi graphic novel Open Earth. She frequently does double-takes when walking past cute dogs.
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