Individual Author Record
Name: Kim JohnsonPen Name: Kim "Howard" Johnson Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Born: 1955 in Ottawa, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionJohnson was born and raised in Ottawa, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationKim “Howard” Johnson has written several books on Monty Python as well as comic books for Marvel, DC, and Event Comics. Johnson first met the members of the Monty Python troupe in 1978 when he was the publisher of a Monty Python fanzine. He also appeared in ''Life Of Brian'', and once worked as John Cleese's personal assistant.Johnson and his wife, Laurie Bradach, own DoubleDare Books. He has also been a screenwriter, an award-winning newspaper writer, marketing director for a comic book company, radio newsman and feature reporter and magazine journalist.
*''The First 20 Years of Monty Python'', St. Martin's Press, 1989*''And Now For Something Completely Trivial: the Monty Python Trivia and Quiz Book'', St. Martin's Press, 1991*''Life Before and After Python'', St. Martin's Press, 1992*''Truth in Comedy'', Meriwether Publishing, 1994*''The First 28 Years of Monty Python, Revised Edition '', St. Martin's Griffin, 1999*''Superman: True Brit'', DC Comics Inc., 2004 - written with John Cleese*'' The Funniest One in the Room: the Lives and Legends of Del Close'', Chicago Review Press, 2008 - written with Charna Halpern and Del Close*''Monty Python's Tunisian Holiday: My Life with Brian'', Thomas Dunne Books, 2008*''The Dare Club: Nita'', DoubleDare Books, 2012 - written with Laurie Bradach*''The Last of the Time Police'', DoubleDare Books, 2013