Orestes Suárez Lemus worked in mainteneance at a factory, before the began his artistic career in the magazine Pioneros in the late 1970s. After several illustrations, he drew his first comic in 1979, 'Viaje de Exploración a un Extraño Dibujo'. Orestes proved to be capable to draw in several styles, from realism to humour. Among his credits are 'Historietas de Ines, Aldo y Beto' and 'Camila'. In 1994, he drew an episode of 'Mister No' for the Italian publisher Bonelli.