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Nick Abadzis

 Nick Abadzis – photo by Seth Kushner

Nick Abadzis was born in Sweden to Greek and British parents and was brought up in Switzerland and England.

He has been writing and drawing comics and graphic novels for both adults and children for over twenty years. Nick’s work has appeared in various UK magazines and national newspapers, including The Times, The Guardian and The Independent on Sunday. His comics and graphic novels have been published around the world by, among others, the BBC, Condé Nast, 2000AD, Punch, Dargaud, Glenat, Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Macmillan, Atrium Verlag and Kodansha. In his other work as an editorial consultant he has co-created and developed many bestselling magazines for numerous publishers. Additionally, he is an enthusiastic blogger and contributor to various Internet entities and websites.

Hugo Tate was one of the very first of his strips. It was serialised in the anarchic and influential comics and music magazine Deadline between 1988 and 1993, winning a UK Comic Art Award in 1994. It remains one of his best-loved works. Abadzis has garnered numerous other international storytelling awards including an Eisner for Laika. He lives and works in Brooklyn, New York with his wife and daughter.


Hugo Tate

– Nick Abadzis

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