Brad Guigar

Guigar_portraitBrad Guigar is one of the longest-running webcartoonists in the world, with a career spanning over 20 years. Simply put, he’s been publishing on the Web from the beginning.




Brad Guigar won the 2023 ’Ringo Award for Best Humor Webcomic. He has also been nominated for the highest honor in comics—the Eisner award—for “Phables,” a year-and-a-half-long weekly comic series about life in Philadelphia. The National Cartoonist Society has nominated him for a Silver Reuben award for Best Online Longform Comic for the past two years in a row.


Guigar is the author of “The Everything Cartooning Book” and the co-author of “How To Make Webcomics.” His book, “The Webcomics Handbook,” offers 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 weekly podcast about comics on the Web called ComicLab. He also teaches Storytelling and TV Story Analysis at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.

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


Evil Inc:


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Guigar mug

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Guigar at Philly Geek Awards

Brad Guigar accepted 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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