Country of origin: Belgium Europe Comics Publisher: Dargaud Benelux (France)
Yves Sente was born in Brussels in 1964. When he was little, he read La Marque Jaune, Jacobs' masterpiece, over and over again. Little did he know at that age that The Adventures of Blake and Mortimer would determine his destiny...! In 1998, while he was working for Le Lombard, he worked with the cartoonist André Juillard on the script of La machination Voronov, a new episode of the Blake and Mortimer, a Cold War story acclaimed by critics and the public. Yves Sente then went on to write Les Sarcophages du 6e continent, where he reveals the young life of Professor Mortimer. He confirmed his writing talents with La Vengeance du Comte Skarbek (Dargaud) and then Thorgal (Le Lombard), alongside Rosinski. He then began the series Le Janitor (Dargaud; The Keeper, Europe Comics in English) with François Boucq, before going back once again to Blake and Mortimer in the Le Sanctuaire du Gondwana, in the heart of Africa. In 2011, he started on yet another project: the adventures of XIII with Iouri Jigounov. In 2012, Yves Sente brought Blake and Mortimer to England for Le Serment des cinq Lords and later Le Baton de Plutarque. His most recent projects include the transatlantic adventure Il s'appelait Ptirou (Dupuis, 2017; His Name Was Ptirou, Europe Comics 2018), which recounts the origins of the character Spirou, and the spectacular graphic novel Cinq branches de coton noir (Dupuis, 2018; Black Cotton Star, Europe Comics), an historical war drama illustrated by Steve Cuzor.