The creator of Caravan


A short biography of Michele Medda

MICHELE MEDDA  Born in Cagliari in 1962, Michele Medda now lives in Milan.
After his BA, he begins to write professionally full-time. In 1986 starts working for Editoriale Daim Press (soon to become Sergio Bonelli Editore) along with Antonio Serra and Bepi Vigna. The trio writes stories for Martin Mystère, Dylan Dog and Zona X, before creating in 1991, their own series, Nathan Never, followed by Legs Weaver in 1995. The adventures of Special Agent Alfa are published in several European countries, in the United States and in Brazil, granting its creators many prizes, such as the Yellow Kid Prize in 1997. On his own, Medda also writes scripts for Tex, Dylan Dog and Nick Raider. In 2000 he’s author of the series Digitus Dei (published by Peter Press) with art by Stefano Casini, and writes – together with Lucia Puxeddu – the web strip “Cani & Pesci”, with drawings by Bruno Olivieri. In 2004, Medda works for Walt Disney Italia, writing two albums for the series “Kylion” and “Monster Allergy”. He won two ANAFI Prizes (one with Serra and Vigna, and one on his own), and pairs his scriptwriting career with his activity in divulgation and critic. One of the founders of the Sardinian School of Comics in Cagliari, he also collaborated for many years with the cultural page of “La nuova Sardegna”, Sassari’s newspaper, writing about film and comics. In 2006 he works for a series for young readers, “Lys”, (published by Edizioni Rainbow), and writes – with Francesco Artibani –the mini-series “X-Campus” for Marvel/Panini Comics. After working on Caravan, his mini-series for Sergio Bonelli Editore, that premiered at the newsstands in June 2009, in 2014, with Michele Benevento, Medda creates Lukas.