Martijn van Santen graduated in illustration from the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam, after which he focused on making comics and doing an occasional illustration assignment. He has participated in the horror anthology 'Bloeddorst', published by Bee Dee, and his comic 'Globentrotters' has been published on the web (Stripster) and in comics magazine Myx.
Van Santen does contributions to the Belgian comics magazine Plots, and the Dutch smallpress comic De Lijn. He self-published his book 'Werk in Uitvoering' through his Stortbak label in 2010. It collects experimental comics starring both humans and antropomorphic animals, which he previously published on his website in 2007. The book won the VPRO Debut Prize in 2010.
Contact (De Ruimtelijke Lijn, 2009)