Harrisburg, PA, US
JIMMY GOWNLEY developed a love of comics at an early age when his mother read Peanuts collections to him. By the age of 15, he was self-publishing his first book, Shades of Gray Comics and Stories; the series ran 16 issues and enjoyed cult success. He followed this with Amelia Rules!, which became a critical and fan favorite. Gownley lives in Harrisburg, PA, with his wife, Karen, and twin daughters Stella and Anna.