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Graphic-novel writer, illustrator, and historian.

Jackie Ryan holds a PhD in history and political science from The University of Queensland, where she has also been an Honorary Research Fellow. She is the author of comic series Burger Force and founder of comic writing collective Fanciful Fiction Auxiliary.

In 2018, Ryan's We'll Show the World won the Queensland Literary Awards for both a Work of State Significance and for the History Book Award.

Most Referenced Works

Notes

  • Other works include:

    • We'll Show the WorldExpo 88 (University of Queensland Press, 2018)

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Burger Force : Volume 4 Burger Force : Punishment Australia : Parentheses Press , 2019 21040025 2019 selected work graphic novel

'Volume 4 of Burger Force is a real killer. As Mercury and the gang look into a spate of mysterious deaths, they soon realise they’ve got a serial murderer on their hands. Whoever it is sure has a twisted sense of humour, and they’re determined to deliver the ultimate punchline. Can the agents catch their culprit before the joke’s on them?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2021 finalist Russell Prize for Humour Writing
2020 joint winner Ledger Awards Bronze Ledger
y separately published work icon Burger Force : Volume 1 Burger Force : Out of the Box Australia : Parentheses Press , 2016 11339749 2016 selected work graphic novel

'Effortless style. Killer charm. Extra fries. Smoother than a vintage whiskey and snappier than an upturned collar, over the course of 100 swellegant pages, Burger Force: Volume 1 collects together the first story arc (issues 1-3) of this Aurealis Award-winning comic book series, along with declassified behind-the-scenes material, pinups, and feature essays. Would you like spies with that?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2017 shortlisted Ledger Awards
y separately published work icon Burger Force : Volume 1 Burger Force : Out of the Box Australia : Parentheses Press , 2016 11339749 2016 selected work graphic novel

'Effortless style. Killer charm. Extra fries. Smoother than a vintage whiskey and snappier than an upturned collar, over the course of 100 swellegant pages, Burger Force: Volume 1 collects together the first story arc (issues 1-3) of this Aurealis Award-winning comic book series, along with declassified behind-the-scenes material, pinups, and feature essays. Would you like spies with that?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2017 shortlisted Ledger Awards
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