Jimmy Gownley

Jimmy Gownley began writing and drawing comics at the age of fifteen. He is an advocate for kids’ comics, having cofounded the organization Kids Love Comics, which works to promote comic books and graphic novels as a valuable tool for literacy and education in schools, libraries, and at home. He lives with his wife Karen and their twin daughters, Stella and Anna, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Books by this Author

The Amelia Rules! Collection
Her Permanent Record
What Makes You Happy
Superheroes
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. My motto is, "Never trust a person who has a motto."

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Luke Skywalker

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. The Blue Meanies

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. drawing, which is why I make graphic novels!

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. That would be either my overwhelming genius, or my humility

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