Animación de "El martín pescador". Luis Durán.
Luis Durán

Biography

I was born in Oñate (Guipúzcoa). I Graduated in Fine Arts at Basque Country University(UPV/EHU). I successfully completed the Teaching Certificate at the Basque Country University and a curse of Computer Graphic Design and Lay-out at Open University of Catalonia/Complutense University of Madrid (UOC/UCM).

I'm a scriptwriter and a drawer of graphic novels and comic strips. I began publishing in magazines such as "Cretino","Tmeo", "HabeKomik", "Aizú!", "Ritmo del Rock", "Ría del ocio", etc.

After that, I self-published my comic books ("Solsticio", "El vuelo del caracol", "Nabo", "El gato sin alas") under the Mancuso Cómics label.

I have published several comic strips in Spanish newspapers such as "El Correo", "El País", "El Diario Vasco", "Diario de Burgos".

I have also published several graphic novels in differents Spanish and French publishing houses such as La Cúpula, Sin Sentido, Planeta d'Agostini, Rackham Editions.

This website presents some of the pages of the edited comic books over recents years. Besides, it is possible to find several illustrations, collaborations with other author, and some of the comic strips published in the Sunday newspaper magazine "El Pequeño País".

Awards

"AWARD JOSEP TOUTAIN FOR BEST NEW AUTHOR 2002" at the Barcelona International Comic Fair. Nominee to "BEST SCRIPT 2002" for the book "VANIDAD" at the Barcelona International Comic Fair. Nominee for the book "VANIDAD" to "BEST WORK 2002" and to "BEST NEW AUTHOR 2002" at Expocómic Fair (Madrid).

"BEST SCRIPT AWARD 2003" and nominee to "BEST WORK 2003" for the album "ATRAVESADO POR LA FLECHA" at the Barcelona International Comic Fair.

"BEST SCRIPT AWARD 2004" and nominee to "BEST WORK 2004" at the Barcelona International Comic Fair for the book "ANTOINE DE LAS TORMENTAS". Nominee to "BEST WORK 2003" at Expocomic Fair. "AWARD DIARIO DE AVISOS FOR BEST DRAWING 2004" for this same book. FINALIST of the "EUSKADI PRIZE FOR LITERATURE 2004" for "ANTOINE DE LAS TORMENTAS".

Nominee for the book "NUESTRO VERDADERO NOMBRE" to "BEST WORK 2006" and "BEST SCRIPT 2006" at Expocomic(Madrid).

"AWARD DIARIO DE AVISOS FOR BEST SCRIPT 2006" for the graphic novel "CABALLERO DE ESPADAS".

Nominee for the book "LA ILUSIÓN DE OVERLAIN" to "BEST WORK 2006" at the Barcelona International Comic Fair. Winner of the "CRITIQUE AWARD 2006" for this same book.

Nominee for the album "EL VIAJE DE GASPARETTO" to "BEST SCRIPT AWARD 2007" at the Barcelona International Comic Fair. Winner of the "CRITIQUE AWARD 2007" for this book.

Bibliography

"REMIENDOS". Ediciones El Pregonero (1996)

"BARCO PIRATA". Potxo Ediciones (1997)

"SOLSTICIO". Mancuso Cómics (2000)

"EL VUELO DEL CARACOL". Mancuso Cómics (2000)

"BARDÍN BAILA CON LA MÁS FEA". Colectiva. Mediomuerto (2000)

"NABO". Mancuso Cómics (2001)

"EL GATO SIN ALAS". Mancuso Cómics (2001)

"VANIDAD". Ediciones Sin Sentido (2001)

"LA TIERRA NEGRA". Ediciones De Ponent (2002)

"ATRAVESADO POR LA FLECHA". (2002). Out of print..

"ANTOINE DE LAS TORMENTAS". (2003). Out of print..

"CAMINANDO POR LAS COLINAS DE ARENA". (2004). Out of print..

"ÁLGEBRA". (2004). Out of print..

"CABALLERO DE ESPADAS". Editorial Planeta de Agostini (2005)

"NUESTRO VERDADERO NOMBRE". Ediciones De Ponent (2005)

"LANZA EN ASTILLERO". Colectiva. Ediciones Sin Sentido(2005). Coordinador: Jesús Cuadrado.

"ANTOINE DES TEMPÊTES". Rackham Editions (2005)

"LA ILUSIÓN DE OVERLAIN". Editorial Planeta de Agostini (2005)

"CAMINANDO ENTRE RESEÑAS". Asociación Española de Amigos del Cómic. Atanlya S.L. (2006)

"EL VIAJE DE GASPARETTO". Dolmen (2006)

"L'ILLUSION D'OVERLAIN ". Rackham Editions(2007)

"VOLÁTIL". Ediciones De Ponent (2007)

"ALJEBRA". Ultzegin Komikiak (2007)

"EL MARTÍN PESCADOR". Dolmen(2007)

"EL MAGO DESCALZO". Ediciones La Cúpula (2008)

"UNA COLMENA EN CONSTRUCCIÓN ". Norma Editorial (2012)

"ORLANDO Y EL JUEGO 1. La sociedad de la niebla ". Diábolo Ediciones (2014)

"ROLAND ET LE JEU 1. La société du brouillard ". Diábolo Editions (2014)

"ORLANDO Y EL JUEGO 2. Círculo de hadas ". Diábolo Ediciones (2015)

"ROLAND ET LE JEU 2. Cercle de fées ". Diábolo Editions (2015)

"ORLANDO Y EL JUEGO 3. Los heraldos de la lluvia ". Diábolo Ediciones (2016)

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