Italian comic book creator, Hugo Eugenio Pratt, is widely considered to be one of the greatest graphic novelists of all time. Pratt is often praised for his extensive research and factual visual details. Among his catalogue of achievement is the globetrotting adventurer Corto Maltese.
Nicolas Nemiri was born 1975 in Mulhouse, France. He studied at the Ecole Européenne Supérieure de l’Image in Angoulême. After graduating and moving to Japan, at the age of 20 he was making money by doing odd jobs, including illustrating for Japanese fashion magazines.