Ted Anderson

Ted Anderson is a librarian, educator, and comics writer from Minnesota. He has written licensed and creator-owned comics for multiple publishers, including BOOM! Studios, IDW Publishing, and Aftershock Comics. He lives in Minneapolis with several plants and zero regrets. To the best of his knowledge, he is not an internationally renowned spy.


What was your favorite book when you were a child?

The Westing Game, Harriet the Spy, and Sideways Stories From Wayside School

Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?

Grant Morrison, Louis Sachar, Judy Blume

Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?

I enjoy creating—putting together characters and plots and ideas in new and interesting ways. I love constructing something that nobody’s ever thought of before.

Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?

Write the stories or make the pictures you always wanted to see. There’s only one of you, and your perspective is unique—share it with the world!