Brian “Box” Brown is an Eisner and Ignatz Award–winning cartoonist, illustrator, and designer from Philadelphia. His books include the New York Times–bestselling Andre the Giant: Life and Legend, Tetris: The Games People Play, Is This Guy For Real?: The Unbelievable Andy Kaufman, Cannabis: The Illegalization of Weed in America, and Child Star.
His work has been published in seven languages and Brown is celebrated for helping popularize the genre of documentary comics. Illegalization of Weed has become a top reference for the history of marijuana in America and understanding the cannabis industry. Andre the Giant is considered one of the best non-required books for high schools.