Wauter Mannaert (b. 1978) has a master's degree in film and animation from the Sint-Lukas School of Arts in Brussels, earned in 2002. He currently works in the Belgian capital as a graphic novelist, illustrator and cartoonist. After his studies and before turning towards comics, he specialized in media education and worked for years as a youth worker in one of Brussels’ most deprived neighborhoods. In 2015, El Mesías was published in Dutch by Ballon, joining the Europe Comics catalog in 2017. And Mannaert's graphic novel Weegee was published in Dutch and French in 2016 by Sarbacane.
Country of origin: Belgium Europe Comics Publisher: BLLOAN (Belgium)