Jeffrey Burandt is a writer and performer from Texas, living in Brooklyn, NY. Having earned an MFA in fiction writing from Brooklyn College, his work has been published by DC Entertainment, Details Magazine, Devil’s Due Comics, Heavy Metal, IDW Publishing, Image Comics, Oni Press, Overflow Magazine, several blogs and indie publishers. He was a founding editor of the digital salon TripCity. As, “Jef UK,” he was also the front man for sci-fi, rock band Americans UK and self-published their adventures as comic books for many years.
His first graphic novel, Odd Schnozz and the Odd Squad from Oni Press, illustrated by Dennis Culver and colored by Ramon Villalobos, made the 2017-2018 Texas Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List, and is listed by Den of Geek as one of the best graphic novels of 2015. Available now via Simon & Schuster.
Jeffrey is currently developing a 6-issue action-horror series, Blood + Brains, with artist Jason Goungor. Jeff and Jason’s latest action-horror property, “Chris Never,” recently debuted in Heavy Metal Magazine.
He has also recently completed a 100-page graphic novel with artist Blake Sims, an adventure comedy titled Gonad the Ballbarian. You can read the first 4 chapters on Webtoon.
In 2020, two of his comics short stories have been a part of successful Kickstarter projects, the first with artist Dean Haspiel in Creator Owned Heroes, and the second with artist Sean Von Gorman and colorist Paul Mounts in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez & the Freshman Force: Collected.
Please contact jburandt@gmail for all inquiries.