Dan Misdea is a cartoonist for The New Yorker and children’s book author from New Jersey.

After graduating from Penn State with a degree in Economics, he spent several years working in finance and accounting before becoming a cartoonist in 2020.

Since then, his work has appeared in The New Yorker, Air Mail, Narrative, The Times Luxury, Reader’s Digest, Weekly Humorist, The Golfer’s Journal, and elsewhere. He’s also contributed to anthologies such as Send Help!  by Ellis Rosen and Jon Adams, and New Jersey Fan Club by Kerri Sullivan.

His first children’s book, The Light Insideis available now.  His next book, AB@C: And Other Gramograms, with Rob Meyerson is due to be released in Fall 2024.

When Dan isn’t drawing cartoons, he might be restoring furniture, golfing, giving tax advice, or watching the Mets blow it in the 9th.

Email: dan@danmisdea.com

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