Michael Jantze

Seattle, WA

MICHAEL JANTZE is an American cartoonist and illustrator, best known as the author of the syndicated newspaper comic strip, “The Norm.”

Michael earned a degree in film, worked as a documentary filmmaker, newspaper graphic editor and then visual effects art director at ILM, all while creating comics. “The Norm” was syndicated daily to newspapers by King Features Syndicate and is now archived on the GoComics website. He is currently an art director at Amazon Publishing in Seattle, while writing and drawing new projects.

You can read the new weekly strips at and can see inside Studio Jantze at

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