Brad Guigar

Guigar_portraitBrad Guigar is one of the longest-running webcartoonists, with a career spanning over 20 years.

He has been nominated for the highest honor in comics — the Eisner award for “Phables,” a year-and-a-half-long weekly series of comics about life in Philadelphia, and he’s currently nominated for a Silver Reuben award by the National Cartoonist Society for Best Online Longform Comic.

He is the author of “The Everything Cartooning Book,” and the co-author of “How To Make Webcomics.” His new book, “The Webcomics Handbook” gives tips and advice to people who want to make a living doing comics.

He is the editor-in-chief of the daily tutorial-and-advice site,, and he co-hosts a regularly posted podcast about comics on the Web called ComicLab. Guigar teaches Storytelling and TV Story Analysis at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.

Brad lives in Philadelphia with his wife, Caroline, and two boys.


Evil Inc:

Courting Disaster:


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Guigar mug

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Guigar at Philly Geek Awards

Brad Guigar accepts the award for Comic Book Artist of the Year at the Philadelphia Geek Awards in 2012


Guigar at Comic Con

Brad Guigar talks with a fan at Comic Con International in San Diego (2011).

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The cover of Brad Guigar’s graphic novel, “Evil Inc: When Worlds Collide.”



Godzilla (B&W) Godzilla (CMYK) Brad’s sons provided some of the illustrations for this comic.

Labor (BW) Labor (CMYK)
Like many of the scenes between Captain Heroic and his son, Oscar, the above comic was based on an actual conversation between Brad and one of his two sons.

Loki (BW)  |  Loki (CMYK)

Ninjavitis (BW) Ninjavitis (CMYK)

Buccanette (BW)  |  Buccanette (CMYK)

Olden Days (BW)  ||  Olden Days (CMYK)

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