Author Archives: Mike Freiheit

About Mike Freiheit

I am an illustrator and comic artist living in Chicago, IL with my wife and bitchy cat. We all love each other. Check out my work at mikefreiheit.com.
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Mike Freiheit – Monkey Chef 2 Kickstarter

Monkey Chef is a collection of short, autobiographical stories about my time spent working at a primate sanctuary in Pretoria, South Africa. I was the chef for both the monkeys and the humans. You can view the project itself at

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Mike Freiheit – Monkey Chef 2 Kickstarter

Monkey Chef is a collection of short, autobiographical stories about my time spent working at a primate sanctuary in Pretoria, South Africa. I was the chef for both the monkeys and the humans. You can view the project itself at

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Mike Freiheit – New Portraits

Here are some recent portraits I’ve been working on. Thanks for having a look. R.I.P. Phillip Seymour Hoffman   For American Cowboy Magazine True Detective R.I.P. Harold Ramis

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Mike Freiheit – New Portraits

Here are some recent portraits I’ve been working on. Thanks for having a look. R.I.P. Phillip Seymour Hoffman   For American Cowboy Magazine True Detective R.I.P. Harold Ramis

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Mike Freiheit – Baltimore City Paper

Here’s one I got to do for Baltimore City Paper’s short story fiction contest! It’s a really great story, and you can read it here. Thanks for looking! Below are both versions: the black and white for print, and color

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Mike Freiheit – Baltimore City Paper

Here’s one I got to do for Baltimore City Paper’s short story fiction contest! It’s a really great story, and you can read it here. Thanks for looking! Below are both versions: the black and white for print, and color

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Mike Freiheit – The Globe and Mail

Here’s a new one for the Globe and Mail. You can read the story here. Happy Holidays!!

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Mike Freiheit – The Globe and Mail

Here’s a new one for the Globe and Mail. You can read the story here. Happy Holidays!!

Mike Freiheit - Grantland Quarterly

Mike Freiheit – Grantland Quarterly

Here’s a new one I got to do for Grantland Quarterly, about the football player Rob Gronkowski and his injured back which might bring him money woes in the near future.   Thanks for having a look! More illustrations at:

Mike Freiheit - Grantland Quarterly

Mike Freiheit – Grantland Quarterly

Here’s a new one I got to do for Grantland Quarterly, about the football player Rob Gronkowski and his injured back which might bring him money woes in the near future.   Thanks for having a look! More illustrations at:

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Mike Freiheit – Illustrations for “Please Welcome”

I was asked to create images and branding identity for a new start up website called Please Welcome, which specializes in mail order items that are locally made or produced in small batches. Here are a few of the images

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Mike Freiheit – Illustrations for “Please Welcome”

I was asked to create images and branding identity for a new start up website called Please Welcome, which specializes in mail order items that are locally made or produced in small batches. Here are a few of the images

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Mike Freiheit’s Monkey Chef Volume 1

Hey all! This is the first issue of the comic I’ve been working on called Monkey Chef, which details the 9 months I spent living and working in South Africa as a chef for monkeys at a primate sanctuary! It’s

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Mike Freiheit’s Monkey Chef Volume 1

Hey all! This is the first issue of the comic I’ve been working on called Monkey Chef, which details the 9 months I spent living and working in South Africa as a chef for monkeys at a primate sanctuary! It’s