Big Nate is an American comic strip written and illustrated by Lincoln Peirce and distributed by NEA since January 7th, 1991. The strip revolves around eleven-year, eleven-month old Nate Wright, a radical rebel in the sixth grade, his schoolfriends and teachers, and his enemies. It has eight spin-off novels, which were published from 2010 to 2017, as well as an animated adaption by Nickelodeon set to release from 2020 to 2021.
"Big Nate" follows the adventures and misadventures of Nate Wright, a rebellious yet spirited male sixth-grader, along with his fellow classmates and teachers. He is portrayed as a boy with very little interest in studies or conforming to standards, which has led him into several conflicts with his social studies teacher Mrs. Godfrey, whom he considers to be his nemesis. Strips also focus on Nate's home life and friendships with his best friends Francis and Teddy. Answering questions from fans in the Washington Post, Peirce revealed the following about the creation of the strip:
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Big Nate has been running from January 7, 1991, to December 31, 2017 before going into hiatus which ended in July 16, 2018.