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