Tufan Selçuk was born in İzmir in 1965. He graduated from Aegean University's Faculty of Science in the Department of Microbiology. He has been drawing caricatures and cartoons since 1982. He gained his experience in the field of comics in Gicik, a supplement of the newspaper Yeni Asir. He has contributed to comics magazines like Girgir and Firt for a while.
He also drew for comic magazines published outside of İzmir, such as Mustafa and Sinek. He then worked as a graphic designer for some agencies and the packaging industry. Selçuk participates in caricature contests and exhibitions and is a member of the Caricaturists Association. Tufan Selçuk has been working as a caricaturist and graphic designer for the newspaper Yeni Asir since 2000.