Dantès by Erik Juszezak

Erik Juszezak, born in Douala, Cameroon, began his career with a several creation studios, where he had his first experiences with illustration and model design. Among his early work were the illustrations for game books published by Hachette in 1986. That same year, he participated in the art for a series of comics pastiches for the book 'Les Nuls', that was a co-production of publisher Albin Michel and Canal+. he made some comic parodies for publisher Albin Michel. Two years later, Juszezak made his solo comics debut with the interactive comic book 'Les Crocs d'Ebène' with scriptwriter G. E. Ranne for publisher Glénat.

Influenced by British and American comic books, he cooperated with Ranne again in 1990, launching the police series 'Les Héritiers' at Vents d'Ouest. From 1992 Juszezak was additionally an illustrator for book series like 'Indiana Jones Jr' and 'Les Conquérants de l'Impossible' for the Hachette collection Bibliothèque Verte. The first book of his series 'Beaux Rivages', that was written by Patrick Cothias, was published by Dargaud in 1995. The series was cancelled by the publisher after the second book in 1997.

Les Héritiers by Erik Juszezak
Les Héritiers

In 1998 he started his first big series with the publishing house Glénat. The series about the au-pair 'Oki' was written by Christian Godard and was published until 2003. In that year, he also turned to scriptwriting, which resulted in the steampunk comic 'Le Méridien des Brumes', that was drawn by Antonio Parras and published by Dargaud.

In 2005, he created the detective series 'Narvalo' with Yann for Dargaud, and in that same year, he drew the fifth installment in Alcante's 'Pandora Box' series for Dupuis. He participated in another collective comic series in 2008, when he made the drawings for the third 'Empire USA' book for Dargaud. He ventured into a new ongoing series with Pierre Boisserie and Philippe Guillaume in 2007, when the first book of their financial detective series 'Dantès' was published by Dargaud.

Oki, by Erik Juszezak

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