Vassilis Gogtzilas was born in Thessaloniki, Greece in 1978. His first official publication was for Boomerang a local magazine that run three issues in 1993 when he was 14 years old. Since then he never stopped publishing works for comics magazines, magazines, newspapers and all the fields of illustration. Some notable collaborations as a freelancer are works for Macedonia and Thessaloniki newspapers, Aggelioforos, 9 comics magazine, Athens voice and Soul magazines. His advertising comic Deniman which was designed by Red Creative won a best marketing award. Since 2007 he creates and illustrates comics for IDW Publishing and Image comics. Works include The Adventures of Augusta Wind which is written by J.M. DeMatteis and The Bigger Bang written by D.J. Kirkbride. His illustration work is presented in TASCHEN 's Illustration Now VOl.2.