Jeremy Banks (Banx) was born in London in 1959. He has been a professional freelance cartoonist since 1980.
His gags have been published in Punch, Private Eye, London Evening Standard, Daily Express, Mail on Sunday, Men Only, Mayfair, Penthouse, She, etc…
His characters have appeared in comics Oink! and Toxic.
He has been syndicated thoughout the world.
Since 1989 he has been the pocket cartoonist for the Financial Times.
His books include: ‘Cubes’ (1982), ‘The Many Deaths of Norman Spittal’ (1995), ‘Big Fat Sleepy Cat’ (2001) and ‘The Dewsburys’ (2006).
In 1997 he made (with Bob Godfrey Films and Red Kite) a series of 156 films based on his book ‘The Many Deaths of Norman Spittal’.
Between 2002 and 2009 he was a float designer for the Nice Carnaval.
in 2008 and 2012 he was voted ‘Pocket Cartoonist of the Year’ by the Cartoon Art Trust.
He lives in Greenwich with his wife Elaine and has four children: Grace, Paloma, Ava and Lulu.