Lode Devroe (born in 1/12/63) studied graphic design at the HIGRO in Ghent.
Since 1984 he has worked as label designer for jeans.
In 1996, his comic ‘High Speed in Utah’ appeared in the Dutch magazine Zone 5300.
The adventures of sea biologist ‘Dr. Dia’ started in the magazines Beeldstorm and Incognito.
His breakthrough comic was ‘Hangar 84’, a story written
by Pieter van Oudheusden and inspired by the Roswell incident.
Years later, in 2011, it was collected in a book by Sherpa.
Devroe works as a fulltime freelance illustrator since 2001. His illustrations, made in the retro “Atom style”, have
appeared in Flair, Teek , Impact, Smart Business, Ché …
He has also done murals, calendars and posters, (as well as) illustrations for school books.
He received the award, the ‘Stripschappenning’ for the comic ‘Painted Desert #1’.

Albums :

Dr. Dia (Incognito 2000)
Hangar 84 (Sherpa 2011)
Painted Desert #1, Vesica Piscis (Sherpa 2011)
De Dag toen de Zee verdween. Le jour où la mer disparut (dutch and french edition, Bonte 2013)
Painted Desert (french edition) (Les éditions du Singe, coll. Atomic Stream – 2014)

Awarded in 2012 with ‘de Stripschappenning’ (Stripschap)
with the best graphic production for the album « Painted Desert#1, Vesica Piscis (Sherpa)

Present at FACTS: 2014

Website: http://www.lodedevroe.be/