El Messias by Wauter Mannaert
El Messias

Wauter Mannaert is a Belgian comic artist, illustrator and cartoonist. He received his Master's degree in animation from the Sint-Lukas School of Arts in Brussels in 2002. He then worked for several years as media educator and youth worker for various organizations in Brussels. His debut comic 'Ondergronds' (Oog&Blik, 2010), created with writer Pierre De Jaeger, is a tribute to the American adventure comics of the 1930s.

Chaostheorie├źn by Wauter Mannaert
'Chaostheorie' for Zazie

With Mark Bellido, he made 'El Mesías', a graphic novel about the struggle of a small village in Andalusia against capitalism, which was pubished by Blloan Media in 2015. With Max De Radiguès, he made a comic book about the life of Usher Fellig (1899-1968), the New York street photographer better known was Weegee. 'Weegee' was published by Blloan in 2016. Mannaert is an illustrator for Brussel Deze Week, and he also has a monthly comics column in the paper's children's supplement Zazie.

In 2019 his 'Yasmina & de Aardappeleters' won the Willy Vandersteenprijs. On 8 October 2020 his series 'Yasmina' received its own comics mural in the Rue de Verdun / Verdunstraat in Brussels, as part of the Brussels' Comic Book Route. 

Ondergronds by Wauter Mannaert


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