Mark Bellido (born in 1975) is a novelist, having written notably Venus vestida de azul, as well as graphic novel author. His work in the field of comics includes El Mesías (Ballon, Europe Comics 2017), in collaboration with artist Wauter Mannaert, and Salto (Le Lombard), with Judith Vanistendael. Bellido spent four years protecting Basque politicians against the ETA, providing the inspiration for Salto. He also lived for a time in Marinaleda, Spain, while writing El Mesías.
Country of origin: Belgium Europe Comics Publisher: Ballon Comics (Belgium)