David Tako


David Tako is a French artist from Paris. He grew up loving cartoons, comics, manga, and video games, and he developed a strong interest for Japan and its culture. His art is inspired by the likes of Satoshi Kon, Naoki Urasawa, Glen Keane, Humberto Ramos, Alessandro Barbucci, Sean Murphy, Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, and Toshihiro Kawamoto. After studying 3D animation, he became an illustrator and character designer for the animation project Tephlon Funk!. He entered the world of Franco-Belgian comics in 2017 with a short story about the legendary Marsupilami, alongside writer Jérôme Hamon. The pair then went on to collaborate on the sci-fi thriller Green Class (Le Lombard, Europe Comics in English), which follows six friends as they try to survive a catastrophic virus outbreak in the American south.

Country of origin: France Europe Comics Publisher: Le Lombard (Belgium)