“Matt Smith is a brilliant cartoonist and he’s only just begun.” - Gareth Gaudin, Magic Teeth Dailies, Legends Comics
Matt Smith is a British/Canadian cartoonist, filmmaker and educator. He has lived all over the world including Malaysia, Japan and Kuwait. He is currently based in the city of Al Ain, in the United Arab Emirates where he continues to create comics and facilitate comic workshops.
He is best known for his humorous autobiographical Smith vs Smith comics, which can be found online at SmithvsSmith.com, on the Tapas app and in the Comixology and ComixCentral online stores. You can also buy Smith vs Smith comics in book stores across Canada and the UK. Matt's comics usually focus on travel, the ups and downs of modern relationships, and the joys and frustrations of cat ownership.
Matt's comics have been published by:
- The Camosun College Nexus
- The University of Victoria's Martlet
- Cuckoo's Nest Press
- Hangman Comics
- Kraken Komiks
- Static Zine
- Frisson Comics
Matt's most recent book, There’s Plenty of Emmas in the World, documents the first year and a half of his marriage as he and his wife and their two cats leave Kuwait, spend a rainy summer in Glasgow, and move to Victoria, BC. ComixCentral.com called it "a wonderful and heartwarming story of love, laughs and cats!”