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Nationality  Canadian
Education  Sheridan College
Area(s)  Cartoonist, Penciller
Movies  The Boxtrolls
Name  Graham Annable
Books  Hickee Volume 3 #4
Role  Cartoonist

Graham Annable

Born  June 1, 1970 (age 45) Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada (1970-06-01)
Notable works  Grickle Hickee "The Boxtrolls"
Nominations  Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film, BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film
Similar People  Anthony Stacchi, Alan Snow, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Jared Harris, Nick Frost

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Graham Annable (born June 1, 1970) is a cartoonist and animator living in Portland, Oregon. He is the creator of Grickle, published by Alternative Comics, and one of the founders of the Hickee humor anthology (also published by Alternative Comics). Annable has created works for the television, film, video game, and comic book industries.


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Life and career

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Annable was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. After graduating from Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario, where he was classically trained as an animator, Annable ended up at LucasArts. He worked there for ten years, starting in 1994 on Full Throttle and ultimately as a lead animator on the cancelled Sam & Max: Freelance Police. In addition, Annable has done illustration and cartoon work for (among others) Chuck Jones, Nickelodeon, and Walt Disney Productions. His self-produced short animated films are also popular among YouTube watchers. Annable was employed as creative director at Telltale Games during their first year, and has continued working closely with them, later designing Puzzle Agent, amongst other titles.

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He moved to Portland to work as a story artist on Coraline. He co-directed Laika's 3D stop-motion/CGI animated feature film The Boxtrolls (2014).

Published work

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  • Puzzle Agent 2 (designer) (Telltale Games, 2011)
  • Nelson Tethers: Puzzle Agent (designer) (Telltale Games, 2010)
  • Flight Volume Five: Evidence (contributor) (Villard Books, 2008, ISBN 0-345-50589-1)
  • Hickee volume 3, #4 (contributor) (Alternative Comics, 2008, ISBN 978-1-934460-05-4)
  • Project: Superior (contributor) (AdHouse Books, 2005, ISBN 978-0-9721794-8-5)
  • Stickleback 2005 (Alternative Comics, 2005, ISBN 978-1-891867-80-4)
  • Hickee volume 2, #2 (contributor) (Alternative Comics, 2004, ISBN 978-1-891867-76-7)
  • Hickee (contributor) (Alternative Comics, 2003, ISBN 978-1-891867-42-2)
  • Further Grickle (Alternative Comics, 2003, ISBN 978-1-891867-55-2)
  • Grickle (Alternative Comics, 2001, ISBN 978-1-891867-01-9)
  • Filmography

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  • A Goofy Movie (1995) clean up artist: Phoenix Animation Toronto
  • Coraline (2009) storyboard artist
  • ParaNorman (2012) storyboard artist
  • The Boxtrolls (2014) director
  • Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) storyboard artist
  • Awards

  • 2015 Academy Award nominee for The Boxtrolls.
  • 2002 Harvey Award nominee for Best New Talent.
  • References

    Graham Annable Wikipedia