Tiitu Takalo is a comic artist, visual artist, illustrator and feminist. She is a graduate in fine arts from the Tampere University of Applied Sciences and has also worked as a comics teacher at the Liminka School of Arts. Her stories are generally from a feminist perspective, as can be seen in her short story collection 'Jää' (2008) and her graphic novels 'Kehä' (2007), about a 16-year-old girl boxing girl who falls in love with a girl, and 'Tuuli ja myrsky' (2009), about women who have grown tired of being victims.
She has a small-publishing company called Hyeena-kustannus. The most important publication of Hyeena-kustannus is called Irtoparta, a magazine that was published from 2001 to 2007 and consisted of comics by female artists and authors from Finland and abroad.
Her comic 'Netta' appeared on the youth pages of Aamulehti newspaper's weekly Valo supplement from 2005 to 2008. She has also made a comic strip about violence towards women for Amnesty Magazine from 2005 to 2007. She is a contributor to the feminist magazine Tulva since 2006.
Comic for Amnesty Magazine