Born: 1957 June 8 in Windham, New York, United States

Biography: Creator Dilbert comic strip and Questprobe computer game.

Developed the Dilbert principal, a 1990s social theory that postulated companies tend to promote the least-competent employees to middle management in a effort to limit the damage they could cause to the business.

Adams is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Scott Adams Foods, Inc.

Additional biography:
A Gallery of Rogues: Cartoonists' Self-Caricatures (Ohio State University Cartoon Research Library), 1998.
Hogan's Alley (1994 series, Bull Moose Publishing Corporation) vol. 1 #3, 1996.

Comic strip syndication:
Dilbert daily and Sunday (United Feature Syndicate [United Media Enterprises], 1989-June 2011 (writer, penciller, and inker).
Dilbert daily and Sunday (Universal Uclick) June 2011-Present (writer, penciller, and inker).


Name:

    Scott Adams Type: Common Alternative Name

Other Names:

  1. Scott Raymond Adams Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Scott Raymond Family name: Adams

Awards:

  1. 1995: Adamson Awards - Best International Comic-Strip [or Comic Book] Cartoonist
  2. 1997: Harvey Award - Best Syndicated Strip or Panel
  3. 1997: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Reuben Award
  4. 1997: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Best Newspaper Comic Strip
  5. 1997: Yellow Kid Award - Comic Illustrators and Authors
  6. 1998: Max-und-Moritz-Preis - Best Comic Strip or Cartoon Series
  7. 1998: Thompsons - Favorite Individual Comic-Strip Creator or Creative Team

Non Comics Works:

  1. Publication Title: Dilbert and the Way of the Weasel (book) - Role: writer - Year: 2002
    Employer Name : HarperBusiness
    Notes: Hardcover edition. Trade paperback softcover released in 2003 with slightly longer title (see that entry).

  2. Publication Title: Dilbert and the Way of the Weasel: A Guide to Outwitting Your Boss, Your Coworkers, and the Other Pants-Wearing Ferrets in Your Life (book) - Role: writer - Year: 2003
    Employer Name : HarperBusiness
    Notes: Trade paperback softcover of the Dilbert and the Way of the Weasel (shorter title, see that entry) in 2002.

  3. Publication Title: Dogbert's Top Secret Management Handbook (book) - Role: writer - Years: 1996 - 1997
    Employer Name : HarperBusiness
    Notes: Hardcover released in 1996, trade paperback released in 1997.

  4. Publication Title: Questprobe (other) - Role: - Year: 1984
    Employer Name : Adventure Internationa
    Work Title: Questprobe Featuring Spider-Man
    Notes: Designer of the Questprobe Featuring Spider-Man video game for Acorn Electron, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, Dragon 32, and ZX Spectrum computer and video game systems.

  5. Publication Title: Questprobe (other) - Role: - Year: 1985
    Employer Name : Adventure International
    Work Title: Questprobe Featuring Human Torch and the Thing
    Notes: Designer of the Questprobe Featuring Human Torch and the Thing video game for Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, and ZX Spectrum computer and video game systems.

  6. Publication Title: Questprobe (other) - Role: - Year: 1984
    Employer Name : Adventure International
    Work Title: Questprobe Featuring The Hulk
    Notes: Designer of the Questprobe Featuring The Hulk video game for Acorn Electron, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, Dragon 32, and ZX Spectrum computer and video game systems.

  7. Publication Title: The Dilbert Future: Thriving on Business Stupidity in the 21st Century (book) - Role: writer - Year: 1998
    Employer Name : HarperCollins
    Notes: Paperback version of the 1997 hardcover titled, The Dilbert Future: Thriving on Stupidity in the 21st Century. Adding the word business to the title.

  8. Publication Title: The Dilbert Future: Thriving on Stupidity in the 21st Century (book) - Role: writer - Year: 1997
    Employer Name : HarperCollins
    Notes: Hardcover version. Trade paperback version would add the word "business" to the title. With this title a book on cassette version exists. Published June 1997.

  9. Publication Title: The Dilbert Principle: A Cubicle's-Eye View of Bosses, Meetings, Management Fads & Other Workplace Afflictions (book) - Role: writer - Years: 1996 - 1997
    Employer Name : Harper-Collins
    Notes: Hardcover released in 1996 and trade paperback released in 1997.

  10. Publication Title: The Joy of Work: Dilbert's Guide to Finding Happiness at the Expense of Your Co-Workers (book) - Role: writer - Years: 1998 - 1999
    Employer Name : HarperCollins
    Notes: Hardcover released in 1998, softcover in 1999.