O Tradutor (Brasilieros #39, October 2010)
André Toral was born in São Paolo, Brazil in 1958. He studied anthropology at the University of São Paolo and started working as an illustrator in 1986. His first comics were published in the magazines Animal, Circo, Lúcifer and Chiclete com Banana. In 1993 his 1988 graphic novel 'O Negócio do Sertão' won the prize for best comic book at the Festival HQMix. In 1999, he published his second graphic novel, 'Adeus, chamigo brasileiro', about the Paraguayan war. Since 2009 he publishes his work in Brasileiros. Toral is a professor of aesthetics and art history with the Faculty of Plastic Arts and Communication of the Fundação Armando Álvares Pentea in São Paulo.