Michelangelo Setola was born in Bologna. He is a member of Canicola, and has published in this collective's anthologies. He has contributed to Orang, Black, De Brakke Hond (Belgium), Strapazin (Switzerland) and Glömp (Finland), mostly in cooperation with writer Edo Chieregato. His book 'Bar Miki' was published by Edition Fumetto. Setola has furthermore made illustrations for Lo Straniero, Hamelin and Sugo. Together with the Finnish artist Amanda Vahamaki he has created the enigmatic 'Souvlaki Circus' for Buenaventura Press.