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Budi “Buddy” Setiawan first worked at a huge education books publisher in Pariwara, Indonesia, as an Illustrator. Buddyi stepped out of his job and began his life making comics in 2005. All his talent didn't go to waste, thanks to Novaris Entertainment’s Road Kill Zoo, Buddy became a nominee for the 2007 Russ Manning Most Promising New Comer Award.. Although he didn't win the award, his name has risen among other promising artists of that time.

Some of his works include:

Road Kill Zoo/Novaris Entertainment
M.O.R.A.V
Superpatriot (backup story)/Image Comics
DC Comics Wireless Project/DC Comics/Warner Bros
Many educational books published by PT Intan Pariwara

Road Kill Zoo/Novaris Entertainment
M.O.R.A.V
Superpatriot (backup story)/Image Comics
DC Comics Wireless Project/DC Comics/Warner Bros
Many educational books published by PT Intan Pariwara

Who influences your arts?
Many amazing artists. Mike Mignola is the best. Leinil Yu, Jim Lee, Carlos Pacheco, Sean Philips, Bryan Hitch, Scott mcDaniel and many more.

Among all amazing artists, who do you adore most than others?
Frank Frazetta, of course, who doesn't? His death was devastating. There won't be anyone like him. Ever.

Do you have favorite comic?
A. Yes of course. I have this Wolverine #1 (1988). I found it in a pawn market, still wrapped and shiny! i buy it for $1!! I won't sell it to anyone. That's mine :p

Among thriller, comedy, superheroes, drama, and action, which one do you prefer to draw?
All of them, I want to push my limit.

If you were invited in a comicon with amazing artists of the world, who do you want to shake hand first?
Lol. My Agent, then Leinil Yu. Lol.