Franja Straka was born in Cerevic and lives and works in Beocin. He works in a cement factory and draws comics on the side since 1976. His works has appeared in magazines like Stripoteka, Dnevnik, Osmehu, Mladost, Sremske Novine, Glas omladin, Val stripu and Cementu. His comic strip 'Ajk' appeared regularly in Mladost in the late 1980s. He also self-publishes his work in print and on the internet.