Marco Mendes was born in Coimbra in 1978. He is a comics author, illustrator and plastic artist. In 2005 cofounded, alongside with Miguel Carneiro, the artistic editorial project A Mula. Currently lives and works in Porto.
His first english book was Tomorrow the Chinese Will Deliver the Pandas, published by Plana in June of 2008.
You can see and follow his work in his personal blog Diário Rasgado and in A Mula.