Cristian Dârstar


* 1986 in Întorsura Buzăului / Romania. Art prepara­to­ry school in Braşov. Studied graph­ic arts in Timişoara. Coursework in man­ga. His inspi­ra­tion includes Moebius, Enki Bilal, Stan Lee, Walt Disney and var­i­ous Japanese artists such as Hayao Miyazaki, Katsuhiro Ōtomo and Osamu Tezuka. He treats sci­ence fic­tion, utopia and the bizarre with pen and ink on pre­mi­um paper. He pub­lished MangaInc and Mecha Revolution togeth­er with Japanese part­ner insti­tu­tions. He showed his work in Japan, Barcelona and many cities through­out Romania. He par­tic­i­pates in var­i­ous man­ga and comics forums. He lives and works as illus­tra­tor and co-edi­tor of Sefeu in Braşov.

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