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By Jerry Scott & Jim Borgman


About Zits

At its heart, Zits is about living with a teenager in the house.

Seventeen-year-old Jeremy Duncan is sentenced to spend this stretch of his life with his parents, Connie and Walt Duncan. He is an intelligent and kind person, and also a maddeningly frustrating work-in-progress for Walt and Connie. Two things can be true at once. 

Zits focuses on Jeremy’s journey through adolescence and the debris he leaves in his wake.

Meet the Creators

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    Jerry Scott

     As Co-creator of Baby Blues and Zits, he is one of just four cartoonists in history to have two daily comics strips running in well over a thousand newspapers each. Born May 2, 1955 in South Bend, Indiana, he was first introduced to the newspaper business by delivering the South Bend Tribune from his bicycle […]

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    Jim Borgman

    Jim Borgman graduated from Kenyon in 1976 and was hired as the editorial cartoonist by the Cincinnati Enquirer, his hometown newspaper, which he did for the next 32 years. His fellow cartoonists voted him Best Editorial Cartoonist in America five times, and he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1991 and the Reuben Award for […]

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