Is Yuniarto is an art graduate who now works as a comic artist, graphic designer and freelance illustrator, as well as serving as lecturer in Comics or Sequential Art. At the beginning of his career, he was chosen as Most Favorite Artist at the 2001 Jawa Post Comic Competition, and his works were published as a series throughout July 2002. Since 2005, more of his comic works have been published, including Knights of Apocalypse volumes 1-3 (WindRider Productions, 2007- 2009), and Garudayana volumes 1-2 (M&C Koloni, 2009-2010). His work, Wind Rider, was published by Elexmedia (2005), and received nominations at the 2005 Komikasia Award in Best Cover, Best Character and Best Comic. In addition to writing comics, he is also actively involved in various comic exhibitions and comicrelated activities, such as French Comic Month, CCCL Surabaya, 2004; Komikasia exhibition, Bandung, 2005; the comic exhibition at the Japan-Indonesia Matsuri, Hilton Hotel, Jakarta, 2006; Komik Indonesia Satu Dekade / KONDE Festival, Ancol Art Market, Jakarta, 2007; and comic exhibition in Artist Alley, Singapore Games Toys Comics Convention, Singapore, 2009. He was also involved in Indonesian Local Comics workshop and seminar, at Gedung Kompas Gramedia, Jakarta, 2010. He has won various competitions, his most recent being Lollipop Award 2010 in Most Favorite Indonesian Comic as chosen by readers of XY Kids.