RAFAŁ SZŁAPA – born 1976, graduated Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow. Professional graphic and artist, illustrator for books and press, video game concept artist, board game and card game concept artist and cover artist. He has been working in advertising for years, creating hundreds of storyboards for adverts. Comic book writer and artist by heart. Creator of short comic stories published in press and comic book magazines and illustrator of historical and promotional comics. Since 2010 he has been writing, drawing and publishing horroresque super hero series called Bler. Last year he debuted on American comic book market as an illustrator for a comic from Capstone publishing.