De Kleien Stad (2008)
Milan Hulsing studied at the Art Academy of Rotterdam. He published his first comics in Incognito and From Beyong The Fridge, that he published with a couple of friends. He drew short stories for Zone 5300, while also active as a writer for this magazine. In France, he contributed a wordless comic to the Comix 2000 anthology, and his work was also published in the magazine Lapin.
He made two small comics for the so-called "Pincetreeks" ('Ode aan Wilhelm' with Michiel de Jong, and 'De Grote Man'), but he made his actual album debut in 2004 with 'Wat Fred Niet Wist', a collection of short stories that have appeared in several magazines over the years. As a writer he cooperates with Michiel de Jong on the series 'Lana Planck'.
Stad van Klei
In 2008 he started to work on an adaptation of the Mohamed El-Bisatie novel 'Al-Khaldiya' called 'Stad van Klei'. This comic, set in the background of the social and economic inequality in Egypt, was partially prepublished in Eisner magazine. The book was published by Oog & Blik in 2011, at the same time of the riots in Cairo (Hulsing lived there at the time.) His graphic novel adaptation of the Harry Mulisch novel 'De Aanslag' was released by Oog & Blik in 2015.
Hulsing is an illustrator for magazines like VPRO Gids, Hollands Maandblad and Het Algemeen Dagblad. He did animations for films by Paul Verhoeven and he made a movie of his own called 'Magic Show'. Milan Hulsing lives in Cairo, Egypt, since 2006.Milan Hulsing has also worked as a teacher in Drawing and Illustration at art schools in Rotterdam, Breda and Den Bosch.