Born in Verona in 1965, Paolo Bacilieri graduated from the Accademia di Belle Arte in Bologna. His works include Barokko, Durasagra and The Supermaso Attitude. He is also the creator of recurring character Zeno Porno, whose madcap adventures are collected in the books Zeno Porno and La Magnifica Desolazione. His recent graphic novels include Adiós Muchachos and Sweet Salgari. He lives in Milan.