Nick Abadzis has been creating books, magazines, comics and stories for both adults and children for more than 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 Laika. He 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, ESPN, Coca-Cola, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, General Electric, WOBI, Visa, TEDxTeen 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
Junior Library Guild selection (USA)
(Spring 2017, extraordinary reading experiences) – Pigs Might Fly
Le Bourget's Festival du Livre Aéronautique (France)
Meilleur Scénario (Best story/script) – Laika
The Micheluzzi Awards (Italy)
Best Foreign Graphic Novel – Laika
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
Royal Television Society Awards (UK)
Best Website – Dynamo’s Den
UK Comic Art Awards
Best Book Collection – Hugo Tate: O, America