M. K. Perker (Kutlukhan Perker) was born in Istanbul, Turkey in 1972. He has contributed comics to almost all major Turkish comics publications, including Girgir and L-Manyak. In 1993 he published Turkey's first rock magazine, and two years later he edited five volumes of children's magazine Pilot. His first book, a collection of short stories, appeared in 1998, followed by a second one in 2000. In 2001, he became the first Turkish member of the Society of Illustrators in New York, where he moved to live and work.
Lambiek is featured in Perker's 'Air: Letters from Lost Countries' (2009)
His comics and illustrations have appeared in magazines such as The New York Times, The Progressive and the Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine. His comic series 'Gothic Comics Theatre' is still published in Turkish magazine L-Manyak. Perker has worked with writer G. Willow Wilson on the graphic novels 'Air: Flying Machine', 'Air: Letters from Lost Countries' and 'Cairo' for DC/Vertigo. His first full lenght solo work for the US market was 'Insomnia Cafe', published by Dark Horse in 2009.