Dusan Petricic (Dušan Petričić) was born in Belgrade. He graduated from the graphics department of the Academy of Applied Arts in Belgrade in 1969. Since that year, he was also a cartoonist with the daily Večernje novosti (Evening News). Since then, his comic strips and cartoons have appeared in all major Yugoslav papers and magazines, but also in publications from abroad (The New York Times, The Yomiuri Shimbun, Nebelspater, Wiener Journal, Toronto Star). Besides cartoons, he has also made illustrations for children's books, posters and animated films. By 1987 he was an associate professor at the Belgrade Faculty of Fine Arts. He lived and worked in Toronto, Canada from 1993 to 2013.