Johanna, by Bruno Di Sano

Bruno Di Sano was born in Saint-Nicolas, in the region of Liège. His father didn't believe in the comic industry, so Di Sano studied to become a mechanic. While running his own garage, he began following correspondence courses in drawing. He published his first comic pages in 1971 in Aredit, called 'Waterloo'. Two years later, he had a short story published in Thierry Groensteen's fanzine Buck. He soon was present in the magazine Renault Contact, the fanzine A Propos De and in Spirou. He began illustrating games at A.L.I, which he did for ten years. From 1979, Di Sano cooperated with Hachel on 120 strips of 'Puppy', and he created a couple of pages for Bi-Fi.

Platon, Torloche et Coquinette, by Bruno Di Sano
Platon, Torloche et Coquinette

'L'Île de Cassiopée' was his first album, that appeared at Deligne in 1981. He continued working for his publisher by succeeding Jacques Géron on the series 'Les Conquistadors de la Liberté'. At this time, he quit his job as a mechanic and began drawing fulltime. He made his debut in Tintin in 1984 with the series 'Arnold Le Rêveur' (text by Thaulez and Dufaux) and 'Le Jeune Renaudin' (text by Dufaux and later Mythic).

Arnold le Rêveur, by Bruno di Sano
Arnold le Rêveur

In 1988, he took over the characters 'Platon, Torloche et Coquinette' from Renaud in Hello Bédé (text by Didgé). At the same time, he assisted Dupa on 'Cubitus'. He is also a versatile artist of  erotic comics for 'Rooie Oortjes' ('Blagues Coquines') in The Netherlands. These comics have been published in France in the collection BD Folies of the publishing house P&T Productions. From 1996, he began another semi-erotic comic with Mythic, 'Alys et Vicky'. With André-Paul Duchâteau, he produced comic adaptation of 'Sherlock Holmes' at the publisher Lefrancq.

Rooie Oortjes, by Bruno Di Sano
Rooie Oortjes

In 2001, Di Sano teamed up with Walthéry and Mythic, to work on the erotic strip 'Une Femme dans la Peau', which was later retitled to 'Johanna'. He also worked with Walthéry on an album of 'Natacha' in 2007. Di Sano and Thierry Robberecht made a comics version of the TV series 'Fred & Jamy' for Editions Jungle in 2007. In 2009 he succeeded Boyan as the artist of 'Rubine', working with Mythic and Walthéry again.

Rubine by Bruno di Sano

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