Filipe Abranches was born in Lisbon, in 1965. He received a degree in filmmaking course at the School of Theatre and Film (ESTC). He is a professor at the Department of Illustration / Comics at Ar.Co, 2005 to 2010, and a lecturer and coordinator of Illustration Masters at ESAP / Guimarães (Porto Artistic School – Campus of Guimarães) from 2006 to 2008. He began his work in the LX Comics magazine in the early 90s. He works as an illustrator at the Expresso weekly newspaper and has published illustrations in several other newspapers, such as Publico, Le Monde (France), O Independente and Jornal I. He has published, among others, the following comic books: History of Lisbon, The Diary of K. and Solo.