Steven Appleby has created, written and drawn comic strips for many newspapers including the Guardian, the Times, the Sunday Telegraph, the Observer, the New Musical Express, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and Die Zeit. He has also written and drawn over 25 books; created and written a comedy series, Steven Appleby’s Normal Life, for BBC Radio 4; invented the character Captain Star, who appeared in an animated television series in 1997; and exhibited paintings, prints and drawings in many exhibitions.
His first long-from graphic novel, Dragman, was published by Jonathan Cape and Metropolitan/Holt in 2020 and has since been published in multiple languages. The French edition was awarded the 2021 Grand Jury Prize at the Angoulême International Comics Festival and, most recently, the German edition won the Max and Moritz Prize.
Agent: Patrick Walsh