Matthew Brown was born in Toronto and did underground comix in Montreal with Gogo Guy Publications in the early 1990s. He has made a spiritual home in Varanasi (Benares), India and studied theater, playwriting, education, art, design and architecture. He returned to comics with Éditions Trip Comix of Montreal in 2010 and has released FEAR ITSELF (Strips 1988-2008) and THE CLIFF with them previously.