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Chip Kidd

Born: 1964
Birthplace: Shillington, PA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay [1]
Occupation: Designer, Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Cheese Monkeys

Raised in Philadelphia. Joined Knopf Publishing Group in 1986, for whom he has created over 1500 book cover designs, as documented in Work\: 1986-2006. The combination of his and Chris Ware's collection of Peanuts memorabilia formed the basis for Peanuts: The Art of Charles M. Schulz, a book noted for its superb layout.

[1] Derek de Koff, "Captain Kidd", New York, 17 September 2001.

Boyfriend: J. D. McClatchy ("Sandy", poet/critic)

Author of books:
Batman Collected (1996)
Wonder Woman: The Life and Times of the Amazon Princess (2000, with Les Daniels)
Batman: The Golden Age (2000, with Les Daniels)
The Cheese Monkeys: A Novel In Two Semesters (2001, novel)
Peanuts: The Art of Charles M. Schulz (2001, with others)
Mythology: The DC Comics Art of Alex Ross (2003, with others)
Chip Kidd (2003, art)
Work: 1986-2006 (2005, art)

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