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Chester Brown

Chester Brown at Comic-Con International 2016
Chester
Brown

Writer/artist, Paying for It, Mary Wept over the Feet of Jesus

Chester Brown was born in Montreal in 1960 and is best known for his two recent nonfiction graphic novels: the meticulously researched and Harvey Award–winning Louis Riel and the controversial, critically acclaimed Paying for It. Brown began self­publishing his comic book series Yummy Fur at age 23 and has been publishing with D+Q since 1991. He is the author of The Playboy, I Never Liked You, The Little Man, and Ed The Happy Clown. His latest publication is Mary Wept over the Feet of Jesus. He lives in Toronto, where he ran for Parliament twice as a member of the Libertarian Party of Canada.

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