Jukka Murtosaari is a Finnish comic book artist, who has worked on comics in a variety of genres, from funny animal to adventure. Born in Helsinki, he studied commercial art and started making comics professionally in 1979. He moved to the USA in the 1980s to work on the Finnish feature length animated film 'Sindbad' for Franck Films. By 1990 he was hired by Disney as a cover artist for their comic books.
He eventually returned to Finland, where he drew 'Moomin' for a while. He also made a lot of children's books illustrations, including a collaboration with Kari Korhonen on a Disney-esque book by Jaano Lappo. Murtossaari has drawn for Swedish company's like Bonnier, Carlsen and Semic, and for Sanoma in the Netherlands. He currently lives in Portugal.