12 April, Wyndham Grand Levent

Erdil Yaşaroğlu

Cartoonist

Erdil Yaşaroğlu

Cartoonist

Biography

Erdil Yaşaroğlu was born in Istanbul in 1971 and by the age of 20, he had received over 30 awards at local and international cartoon contests.
Graduating from the Department of Sculpture at Mimar Sinan University, he began his career as a cartoonist for Güneş, a Turkish daily newspaper, in 1989. He started publishing his signature comic strip, Komikaze, in Limon magazine at the same year. He drew for Leman magazine until 2002, when he established Penguen, a popular Turkish satire magazine, with some colleagues.
Twenty of the books Yaşaroğlu published under the Komikaze series have sold over one million copies. His komikaze.net website has been online since 1999 and receives 500.000 visitors every month.
Yaşaroğlu participated in the production of nearly 50 TV shows between 1990 and 2002, including popular titles such as the sitcom Çılgın Bediş and talk shows Beyaz Show and Televizyon Çocuğu.
He entered the Guinness Book of World Records in 2010 by drawing the largest cartoon in the world, covering an area of 12.000 square meters, and still draws for Penguen magazine.

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15:20-15:45