Nick Abadzis

About Nick

Nick Abadzis has been creating books, magazines, comics and stories for both adults and children for nearly thirty years. 

 
Photo Credit: Photo by Steve Cook, Burbank CA, 2017

Photo Credit: Photo by Steve Cook, Burbank CA, 2017

Nick Abadzis has been creating books, magazines, comics and stories for both adults and children for nearly thirty years. 

As both cartoonist and writer, he’s been honored with various international storytelling awards including an Eisner in 2008 for his graphic novel LaikaHe also works as an editorial consultant for publishing and a corporate scribe AKA graphic recorder – he has collaborated with clients such as EY, KPMG, Accenture, Coca-Cola, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, General Electric, WOBI and many others.

He’s been published in the USA by Condé Nast, First Second, Marvel Comics, Titan Comics, DC Comics, in the UK by the BBC, various national newspapers including The Guardian, The Times and The Independent, and many other periodicals too numerous to mention; elsewhere in Europe by the likes of Dargaud and Glénat, and in Japan by Kodansha. He is also known to Doctor Who fandom as the writer of a great many tenth Doctor adventures (David Tennant) on an acclaimed run of stories for Titan Comics, several collections of which are available. He is British but based in and around New York City where he lives with his wife and daughter.

Nick Abadzis is represented by Kirsty McLachlan at David Godwin Associates

 

Awards and Honours

2017

Junior Library Guild selection (USA)
(Spring 2017, extraordinary reading experiences) – Pigs Might Fly

2009           

Le Bourget's Festival du Livre Aéronautique (France)
Meilleur Scénario (Best story/script) – Laika           

The Micheluzzi Awards (Italy)
Best Foreign Graphic Novel – Laika

2008           

The Eisner Awards (USA)
Best Publication for YA/Teens – Laika
Also nominated for Best Reality-based Work

Kirkus Reviews Best Books of the Year (USA) – Laika

Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year (USA) – Laika

Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Great Graphic Novels for Teens (USA) – Laika

New York Public Library (NYPL) Books for the Teen Age (USA) – Laika

1999           

Royal Television Society Awards (UK)
Best Website – Dynamo’s Den

1994           

UK Comic Art Awards
Best Book Collection – Hugo Tate: O, America