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Other books by Kindt

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Revolver - Matt Kindt
ISBN: 9781401222413
Publication Date: 2010-07-20

Cover Art
2 Sisters - Matt Kindt (Artist)
ISBN: 1891830589
Publication Date: 2004-07-20



Kindt, Matt. Mind MGMT Volume One: The Manager. Foreword by Damon Lindelof. Dark Horse Books: Milwaukee, 2013. Print.

Mind MGMT cover

Mind MGMT begins with the story of Flight 815, a flight where everyone on board mysteriously comes down with a case of amnesia that rocks their lives with the only clue to what happened being a missing passenger named Henry Lyme. A true crime writer named Meru stumbles upon the story. Her decision to find Henry Lyme leads her on a world-wide chase involving the Mind Management program, speaking dolphins, Immortals, amnesia, wiped out villages, mind-altering advertising and books, and death to what she thinks to be her ultimate goal. Will Meru find Henry Lyme? What mysterious things will unfold on her journey?

Visual and textual style: dark, watercolor and pencil sketches, gory, dramatic, raw

Potential readers/appeal factors: science fiction, action and adventure, true crime, government conspiracies, mystery


  • Matt Kindt was nominated for two Harvey Awards for “Best Graphic Album of Original Work” and “Best New Talent” for Pistolwhip in 2002
  • Kindt was nominated for an Eisner Award for “Talent Deserving Wider Recognition” for Pistolwhip and 2 Sisters in 2005
  • Kindt was nominated for an Eisner Award for “Best Publication Design” for Lost Girls, the graphic novel
  • Kindt’s webcomic Super Spy was nominated for an Eisner Award for “Best Graphic Album: Reprint” in 2008
  • Kindt has been nominated for a total of 4 Eisner and 3 Harvey Awards(He has won 1 Harvey Award)
  • Pistolwhip’s design and illustration was listed on Time magazine’s Top 10 Best Graphic Novels of 2001
  • Kindt’s book design was featured in the Regional Design Annual in Print Magazine in 2002
  • Mind MGMT  is a New York Times Bestseller

Other pertinent information

  • So far there are three other volumes: The Futurist, The Homemaker, and The Magician.

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Extra info about the author

  • Matt Kindt's site
    This site provides a short bio about Kindt, lists his previous works, his original art both for Mind MGMT and for his other graphic novels, as well as his schedule for appearances, his contact information, and a shop where he provides information about shirts and prints
  • Kindt's Art
    Interested in Kindt's art style or just want to see other things that he has done? Check out this website. Although this site has not been updated in a few years, his links are still live and all of his artwork is still present.

Kindt's Webcomic

  • Super Spy
    This webcomic by Kindt stands alone, but is also tied to his graphic novel, 2 Sisters: A Super Spy Graphic Novel. Check out this site to learn more about this graphic novel, as well as read his panels.

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