Big Nate is a series of comic strips by American cartoonist Lincoln Peirce. The strip’s protagonist is Nate Wright, a sixth grade kid who really doesn’t care about his school work and is often sent to detention. The strips are published daily online.


Lincoln Peirce (pronounced “purse”) is an American cartoonist known for his Big Nate comic strips. He started cartooning when he was in Colby College in Maine. The strip has been going since 1991. His Big Nate cartoons are the featured strip in The Maine Sunday Telegram.