|Phillipe Dupuy and Charles Berberian have worked together for twenty years. Their most successful character is Monsieur Jean, and to date the series has sold over 120,000 copies in France alone. In recent years their work has been gaining wider recognition on this side of the Atlantic, with regular contributions to The New Yorker and translated comics appearing in drawn & quarterly and Dark Horse Presents. Phillipe Dupuy was born in Paris and Charles Berberian was born in Iraq. After having spent his childhood in Baghdad and later Beirut, Lebanon, Berberian settled as a teenager in Paris where both he and Dupuy continue to live and work.