(Fish, Mr.) Dwayne Booth has been a freelance writer and cartoonist for eighteen years, publishing under both his real name and the penname of Mr. Fish, with many of the nation’s most reputable and prestigious magazines, journals, and newspapers. In addition to his weekly cartoon for Harper’s and daily contributions to Truthdig, he has also contributed to the Los Angeles Times, the Village Voice, the LA Weekly, the Atlantic, the Huffington Post, Vanity Fair, and others. He has also worked for National Public Radio. Booth is a recipient of the first place award by the Los Angeles Press Club for editorial cartooning and the Sigma Delta Chi Award for Editorial Cartooning from the Society of Professional Journalists. And Then the World Blew Up (Fantagraphics) is a collection of cartoons, illustrations, personal essays, culture-war correspondence and interviews with famous intellectual and artistic outlaws, who, like the author, are just trying to defuse the apocalyptic bomb that is the miracle of our Creation.