Erdoğan Basol was born in Istanbul, Turkey in 1936. He started his career in comics in 1952, when his first cartoons were published in local magazines Karakedi and Hafta. Since the, his work has appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines. He founded the United Cartoonists in 1975 and became chairman of the Association of Turkish Cartoonists for one year in 1995. His work has been exhibited all over the world, and won many awards, including one from the Prime Ministry of Turkey. His strips have appeared in newspapers Akşam, Güneş, Cumhuriyet, Barometre, and Global.