Ezra David Mattes

Ezra David Mattes

Ezra David Mattes is a writer and graphic artist from Minneapolis. The self-published first chapter of his graphic memoir A Terrified Child Played by Jeremy Strong earned him a 2024 Creative Individuals Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board in addition to a 2024 Comics Advocacy Group Minigrant and the Athenaeum Comic Art 2023 Spring Microgrant. Ezra lives with disabling chronic illness and is known for making singularly surreal comics about obsession, identity, and how to remain in love with a world that might annihilate you. Find him at: instagram.com/ezrazone OR ezradavidmattes.com

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