Frazz appears in 125 newspapers worldwide, including the Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Seattle Times, Chicago Tribune, Rocky Mountain News, and Detroit Free Press. Frazz won the Wilbur Award from the Religion Communicators Council for excellence in communicating values and ethics in 2003 and 2005.
While in high school, Jef Mallett produced a daily comic strip for the Pioneer in Big Rapids, Mich. He later worked as a graphic artist for the Grand Rapids Press and Flint Journal, and then as the art director and editorial cartoonist for Booth Newspapers' Capital Bureau. Jef wrote and illustrated the children's book Dangerous Dan and has illustrated books for other authors, including best-seller Mitch Albom. He lives with his wife/letterer and too many pets in Lansing, Mich.