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Maris Wicks

Biography

Maris Wicks

Maris Wicks lives with fellow primate Joe Quinones and their cat, Biggs, in Somerville, Massachusetts.  She has used her opposable thumbs to draw comics for Adhouse Books, Tugboat Press and Spongebob Comics, and written stories for Image and DC Comics. When she’s not making comics, Maris works as a program educator at the New England Aquarium. She is an avid tool user and is particularly fond of bananas.

Maris Wicks

Books by Maris Wicks

by Maris Wicks - Education, Graphic Novel, Science

Maris Wicks is a biology nerd, and by the time you've read this book, you will be too! Harnessing her passion for science (and her background as a science educator for elementary and middle-school students), she has created a comics-format introduction to the human body that will make an expert of any reader ---- young or old!

written by Jim Ottaviani, illustrated by Maris Wicks - Graphic Novel, History, Reference, Women's Studies

Tackling Goodall, Fossey, and Galdikas in turn, and covering the highlights of their respective careers, PRIMATES is an accessible, entertaining, and informative look at the field of primatology and at the lives of three of the most remarkable women scientists of the twentieth century.