Doug TenNapel

Doug TenNapel is a graphic novelist, video game designer and TV show developer

Welcome to my official Doug TenNapel website!

I post articles from time to time, mostly thoughts about what I’m working on in my studio. Feel free to click around!

Doug TenNapel

Doug TenNapel is the acclaimed author and illustrator of GHOSTOPOLIS, BAD ISLAND, CARDBOARD and TOMMYSAURUS REX, all published by Graphix. Among other honors, GHOSTOPOLIS was an ALA 2011 Top Ten Great Graphic Novel for Teens, a 2010 Kirkus Best Book of the Year, and a School Library Journal Top Ten Graphic Novel for 2011 and a 2012 ALA Great Graphic Novels for Teens selection. CARDBOARD was named to the list of School Library Journal Top Ten Graphic Novels of 2012.

Doug is also the creator of the hugely popular character Earthworm Jim. He lives is Franklin, Tennessee, with his wife and their four children.


Doug TenNapel demonstrates how each act has a different job.