David Prudhomme was born in 1969 and lives in Bordeaux, France. He is a graduate of the Art School of Angoulême. In 2006, he adapted two works by François Villon and collaborated with Rabaté on La marie en plastique, published by Futuropolis. Télérama considered Rebetiko "his masterpiece" and Lire named it the best graphic novel of 2010. Prudhomme was also honoured with prizes at the Angoulême Festival, the Saint Malo Festival and the Monaco Festival. His music collection includes records by Markos Vamvakaris, Yorgos Batis and Anestis Délias.