Brian Codagnone is the Associate Curator of The Sports Museum at the TD Garden. A native of Melrose, Massachusetts, he has a background in graphic design, illustration, cartooning and writing. His comic strip "Misfits" appeared across Canada in The Globe and Mail, and he currently produces two comic strips, "Misfits" and "S1019" and a humor column, "Emotional Chaos" for the internet syndicate Corbett Features. He was also the author of the strip "In The Zone", which ran across the US and Canada in The Hockey Magazine. He is the author of the books "Hey, America! It's Misfits Time!", "The Hartford Whalers" and "Emotional Chaos" and the co-author of the books "The Boston Garden" and the two volume set "The Bruins in Black and White". He is also involved in Living History as a member of the 28th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry (Irish Brigade).
Major influences include: Robert Benchley, Walt Kelly, Dave Breger, Gluyas Williams, Gene Roddenberry, Woody Allen, Dave Barry, Al Capp, Charles Schulz, Milt Canniff, P.J. O'Rourke.