WELCOME TO THE ZEN OF NIMBUS
Greetings! I'm Michael Sloan, and this is the official site devoted to Nimbus, my comic character. You can view my Zen of Nimbus comic, read my Chronicles of Nimbus graphic novels, browse through Travels of Nimbus artwork, and buy Nimbus t-shirts at my shop.
Who is Nimbus? He's a world-famous astronomer and explorer, reluctant celebrity, space traveler, adventurer, quixotic character, cosmic contemplator... and more. Browse through this site and discover the world of Nimbus!
Michael Sloan is an illustrator, painter, musician, and the author of The Zen of Nimbus comics and graphic novels. He worked as a printmaker in Paris, France and Venice, Italy before moving to New York City where he began his career as an illustrator. His illustration clients include The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, and The Washington Post. He has shown his paintings of Hong Kong street markets in solo and group exhibits in the USA and Hong Kong. His artwork has been awarded three silver medals from The Society of Illustrators in NYC.
Michael and the author Jake Halpern collaborated on Welcome to the New World, a comic strip that documents the lives of a Syrian refugee family who have recently arrived in the U.S. This comic appeared as 20 episodes over ten months in The New York Times / Sunday Review. You can see all the episodes on The New York Times website.
Jake and Michael received a 2018 Pulitzer Prize in editorial cartooning for Welcome to the New World.
For more information about illustrations, please visit Michael Sloan's illustration website.