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Encyclopedia > Jerry Holkins
Mike Krahulik left and Jerry Holkins right
Mike Krahulik left and Jerry Holkins right

Keith Gerald "Jerry" Holkins (born February 6, 1976), is the writer of the webcomic Penny Arcade. Holkins goes by the pseudonym "Tycho Brahe". This is also the name of one of the two main characters of Penny Arcade, who is a cartoonized self-insertion of Holkins. However, as the character of Tycho was not originally meant to represent Holkins, the two have few physical similarities, Tycho is slim and has hair; they are primarily similar in their various interests and attitudes.[1] Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixels Full resolution (2048 × 1536 pixel, file size: 370 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Jerry Holkins Mike Krahulik Metadata... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixels Full resolution (2048 × 1536 pixel, file size: 370 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Jerry Holkins Mike Krahulik Metadata... Mike Krahulik (left) and Jerry Holkins Mike Krahulik (born September 25, 1977) is the artist who draws the popular webcomic Penny Arcade. ... is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Webcomics, also known as online comics and internet comics, are comics that are available to read on the Internet. ... Penny Arcade is a webcomic and blog written by Jerry Holkins and illustrated by Mike Krahulik. ... For other uses, see Alias. ... Penny Arcade is a webcomic and blog written by Jerry Holkins and illustrated by Mike Krahulik. ... Self-insertion is a literary device in which the real author of a work of fiction appears as a character within that fiction, either overtly or in disguise. ... Penny Arcade is a webcomic and blog written by Jerry Holkins and illustrated by Mike Krahulik. ...


Holkins writes news posts or rants which accompany each comic. He writes in a distinct style which interjects verbose, baroque phrasings into otherwise normal dialogue and monologue. He also makes frequent use of wordplay and obscure cultural references in the midst of his computer and video game commentary. Beneath most posts is a reference to a song followed by Holkins "signing out" with the customary - in the videogame world - (CW)TB out. Namcos Pac-Man is one of the most popular video games ever made. ...


His style contrasts with that of Penny Arcade artist Mike Krahulik, with Holkins assuming the role of the lead and Krahulik the sidekick However, it has been mutually agreed between the two that Penny Arcade wouldn't be the same with just one of them. The two have been said to give an indication of the diversity of appearances among gamers, with Krahulik representing power gamers and Holkins representing the more cerebral players.[2] Mike Krahulik (left) and Jerry Holkins Mike Krahulik (born September 25, 1977) is the artist who draws the popular webcomic Penny Arcade. ...


Holkins lives in Seattle, Washington with his wife, Brenna. Their son, Elliot Jacob Holkins, was born around November 22, 2005, and Jerry announced the birth of his son on the Penny Arcade news post three days later. Seattle redirects here. ...


When not working on their comic, Holkins and Krahulik enjoy playing video games and attending gaming conferences and events.


Holkins' other exploits include being a lead singer/guitarist in a band called The Fine Print [1], whose works are freely available over the internet. For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... For the UK magazine, see Guitarist (magazine). ... In music, a band is a group of musicians, or musical ensemble, usually popular or folk, playing parts of a musical arrangement. ...


Bibliography

  • Penny Arcade: Attack of the Bacon Robots (with Mike Krahulik) (Dark Horse, 2006)
  • Penny Arcade: Epic Legends of the Magic Sword Kings (with Mike Krahulik) (Dark Horse, 2006)
  • Penny Arcade: The Warsun Prophecies (with Mike Krahulik) (Dark Horse, 2007)
  • Penny Arcade: Balds Are Weird (with Mike Krahulik) (Dark Horse, 2007)

References

  1. ^ Searles, Brad (2006-01-19). Penny Arcade vs MIT. Bradley's Almanac. Retrieved on 2006-11-24.
  2. ^ Brahe, Tycho (2005-10-07). We Were Playing The Second Digital Devil Saga (JPEG). Penny Arcade. Retrieved on 2006-09-16.

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Jerry Holkins - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (314 words)
Keith Gerald "Jerry" Holkins (born February 6, 1976) is the writer of the popular webcomic Penny Arcade.
Their son, Elliot Jacob Holkins, was born around the 22nd of November 2005, and Jerry announced the birth of his son on the Penny Arcade newspost on the 25th.
A little known fact is that Jerry Holkins' first name is not in fact Jerry; it is Keith.
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