comic art by Bira

Ubiratan Libanio Dantas de Araujo, or simply Bira Dantas, was born in São Paulo, Brasil. He drew for the comics magazine Os Trapalhões from 1980 to 1982. In 1985, he was member of AQC (Cartoonist and Comics Drawer Association). He has published in many comics magazines (Pântano, Tralha, Porrada, Megazine, Bundas and 'LULA, a winner's history' the official comics biography of the new Brazilian president) and editorial cartoons to newspapers as Retrato do Brasil, Folha da Tarde, Diário do Povo, and to Workers Unions Newspapers from São Paulo. He also publishes online.

Rombo, by Bira

Bira Dantas did a signing at Lambiek the end of May 2008, drawing caricatures and displaying some of his recent work. He drew caricatures, signed books for guests, and entertained us with his harmonica.

Bira book-signing at Lambiek, 31 May 2008

Bira Dantas at Lambiek in May 2008

Bira Dantas and his wife at Lambiek in May 2008

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Last updated: 2009-01-29

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