Winick grew up in Dix Hills, New York. He graduated from high school in 1988 and entered the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor's School of Art.
Judd Winick is an American comic book, comic strip and television writer/artist who rose to fame by being part of the reality show The Real World: San Francisco. He began his career in comic books in 1998 working for Oni Press. His first published work for DC Comics was in 2000 in the title Green Lantern. Later on, he worked on various titles including Justice League of Aliens, Harley and Ivy: Love on the Lam and a few more. He was also hired by Marvel Comics and Image Comics.
Most recently he has been working for Legendary Comics in the title A Town Called Dragon.