Dimitris Kamenos was born in Athens on September, 1976. He holds degrees in both Greek Literature and History from the University of Athens. His work as writer and illustrator started appearing in various newspapers, comic book magazines, TV and radio shows since the early ‘00s.
The artist scripts and draws ‘World War Sapiens’ a historical fiction adventure which takes place in an alternate 1939. The Homo Sapiens share the planet with Neanderthals and other human species, although their coexistence is anything but peaceful. The first book, which follows the adventures of the Necromancer Arthur Barrett, was printed by Jemma Press while a second one is being prepared and due for next year.
The five issues of ‘Homo’, which precede the events of WWS, are available by the same Publisher.
Kamenos’ latest projects include the comic strip ‘Mefisto’ which appears in the weekly supplement ‘kare kare’ of the ‘Efimerida ton Sintakton’ newspaper. It’s a humorous, free adaptation of Goethe’s classic work where a weary Mephistopheles struggles to revitalize a selfish and hypochondriac Faust. A first self-published volume of Mefisto’s adventures is available in Greek under the title “Mefisto-a Medical Soap” and has also appeared in the Serbian comic book magazine “Strip Pressing”. At present, the adventures of Faust, Mefisto and The Cat of the Netherworld continue in ‘kare kare’ under the name “Mefisto II-the Wayward Son”
This year Kamenos attempts to ruin his good reputation (if any) by publishing “The Sheriff usually speaks in the last panel”, a collection of comic strips clearly drawn to make the reader suffer.