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Jason Funk

Author/public speaker/high school student

Jason Funk is a 17-year-old high school student with autism who was non-verbal until after the age of 3. He began drawing comics in the first grade, was discovered by an award winning filmmaker, animator, and artist at the age of 13, and published his first two comics, "The Bus Seat' and "The Merchant of Misfortune" at the age of 16. His next two comics, "Burger Quest" and "The Carbonated Man" are in progress and scheduled for publication in 2023. Jason publishes new, free content, including his comics and personal essays, on his website, funkworldhq.substack.com. Jason is an engaging public speaker and enjoys traveling to schools and organizations to share his incredible story and love of comics. His story has been featured in "The Indianapolis Star" and "Current in Fishers".

The Power of Storytelling: Discover a Wide Range of Literary Topics with Beyond the Pen's Three-Part Series at the HEPL Local Authors Book Fair 2023
April 25, 2023

The Power of Storytelling: Discover a Wide Range of Literary Topics w…

In This First of Three Episodes: We explore the themes of guilt, forgiveness, and redemption. Look no further than our latest episode, featuring interviews with several authors at the Hamilton East Public Library Local Author's Book Fair 2023. Join our …

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