Matt Kindt graduated in graphic design in 1995. Kindt has self-published mini-comics since 1990. In the semi-autobiographical comic 'Liquid Paper', he first introduced his character 'Mitch Pistolwhip'. In 2001, Kindt was contracted by Top Shelf Productions to publish 'Pistolwhip' as a series of graphic novels. In addition, Kindt has written and drawn stories for Dark Horse Comics and other independent publishers. Kindt also works as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer.