Kazu Kibuishi

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Kazu Kibuishi is the writer and illustrator of the bestselling Amulet graphic novel series. His family has been in the United States since the late 1800s, but he was born in Tokyo, Japan, and moved with his family to the United States at age 3. He began drawing comics at age 5 and never stopped. At the University of California, Santa Barbara, where Kazu earned a degree in Film Studies, he won numerous awards as an editorial cartoonist and filmmaker. After college, Kazu worked as a graphic designer, 3D animator, concept artist, art director, and editor before the publication of Amulet in 2008. He has created 8 volumes of the series to date. The latest volume, Amulet 8: Supernova, will be released September 25th, 2018.