Mawil is one of Germany’s best loved comics artists. He has won the ICOM award for best independent comic on four different occasions, most recently in 2007. Part of the influential Berlin collective Monogatari, he has carved out a reputation as one of the Europe’s most natural and lively cartoonists and can be regularly found appearing and teaching at comics festivals around the continent. His books have been translated into English, French, Spanish, Polish and Czech. He lives in Berlin.