Léo Valença Fernandes is a Brazilian cartoonist and illustrator, born in Rio de Janeiro in 1974. He studied at the Escola Técnica de Comunicação and took drawing courses from the SENAC. His comics and cartoons have appeared on several websites since 2002. He had his first print publication when he contributed to the collective book 'Histórias do Trabalho' in 2004.
He has since participated in the political cartoon book 'Livro dos Políticos - A hilariante política no Brasil' by Heródoto Barbeiro and Bruno Cantele for Editora Ediouro in 2008. He released the educational book about environmental issues 'Almanaque Ecológico do Lucas', starring the ecological goblin Lucas for PoD Editora in 2012. His work has also been featured on several festivals and expositions.