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The Realist is an autobiographical comics about and by Asaf Hanuka, a cartoonist and illustrator based in Tel-Aviv Israel. It started on January 2010 and continues ever since, a page a week, published in Calcalist (Israel leading business magazine). It won Gold medal from the Society of Illustrator in 2010 and Award of Excellence from Communication Arts Annual, and has been featured in The Jewish Forward Magazine. more here http://realistcomics.blogspot.com/

During his mandatory army service Asaf began collaborating with israeli writer Etgar Keret. In 1996 a collection of Etgar's stories illustrated by Asaf was publish under the title "Streets of Rage". Their second collaboration "Pizzeria Kamikaze" was nominated for Eisner awards in 2007 and translated to english, french and spanish.
Asaf has created two graphic novels with french writer Didier daeninckx, "Carton…

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The Realist is an autobiographical comics about and by Asaf Hanuka, a cartoonist and illustrator based in Tel-Aviv Israel. It started on January 2010 and continues ever since, a page a week, published in Calcalist (Israel leading business magazine). It won Gold medal from the Society of Illustrator in 2010 and Award of Excellence from Communication Arts Annual, and has been featured in The Jewish Forward Magazine. more here http://realistcomics.blogspot.com/

During his mandatory army service Asaf began collaborating with israeli writer Etgar Keret. In 1996 a collection of Etgar's stories illustrated by Asaf was publish under the title "Streets of Rage". Their second collaboration "Pizzeria Kamikaze" was nominated for Eisner awards in 2007 and translated to english, french and spanish.
Asaf has created two graphic novels with french writer Didier daeninckx, "Carton Jaune!" in 2004 and "Hors Limits" in 2005, Published in France.
Together with his twin brother Tomer Hanuka, Asaf co-created Bipolar, an experimental comic book series which was nominated for the Ignatz awards.
Tomer and Asaf have created together “The Dirties”, a short narrative available on line.
They currently collaborate on a graphic fiction called "The Divine", written by Boaz Lavie, to be released in 2012.

Asaf has also contributed art for the Oscar nominated animation documentary film Waltz with Bashir.

Asaf has been practicing commercial illustration since 1995.
Among his clients: Nike, Canal+, Rolling Stone, Fortune, New York Times, Time, Wall St. Journal, Forbes, PC magazine, Newsweek, Men’s Health and more

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