12 Facts About Andrew Farago


Andrew Farago is the curator of the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco, author, chairman of the Northern California chapter of the National Cartoonists Society, and husband of webcomics author and illustrator Shaenon K Garrity.


Andrew Farago has authored various books on cartooning, most notably 2014's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Visual History, a book that chronicles the creative and business history of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise.


Andrew Farago was born in the 1970s in Ohio, United States.


Andrew Farago graduated from Colorado College with a degree in Studio Art.


Andrew Farago received an Inkpot Award for Fandom Services at the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Visual History, written by Andrew Farago, won the 2015 Harvey Award for Best Biographical, Historical, or Journalistic Presentation.


Andrew Farago has worked for the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco since the summer of 2000, starting as a volunteer.


Andrew Farago moved from volunteer status to a paid position in 2001, and in 2005 he was formally named Curator of the Cartoon Art Museum.


Andrew Farago has written for a number of magazines both online and in print related to cartoons such as Animation World Network, The Comics Journal, and The Comics Reporter.


Andrew Farago served as co-editor of the second volume of Spark Generators, a fundraising anthology published by the Cartoon Art Museum with the aid of a Xeric Foundation grant.


The Looney Tunes Treasury was the first full-length work by Andrew Farago, which told the fictional histories of the Looney Tunes characters in the voices of the characters themselves.


Likely the first comprehensive history of the franchise, Andrew Farago "conducted over 60 interviews over the course of two years" in the process of writing it.