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Chip Kidd

Chip Kidd

Photo by John Madere


Designer/author, Peanuts: The Art of Charles M. Schulz, Batman: Death by Design

Chip Kidd is a designer and writer in New York City. His books Batman Animated, Peanuts: The Art of Charles M. Schulz, and Mythology: The DC Comics Art of Alex Ross all earned Eisner awards. As an editor and art director for Pantheon Books, he has worked with some of the most talented people in comics, including Chris Ware, Art Spiegelman, Alex Ross, Charles Burns, Dan Clowes, David Mazzucchelli, and Michael Cho. Kidd is the author of the New York Times bestselling graphic novel Batman: Death by Design, published by DC Comics, as well as the co-author (with Lisa Birnbach) of True Prep, published by Alfred A. Knopf. Kidd’s new book on the work of Charles Schulz, Only What’s Necessary, will be released in fall of 2015, from Abrams.