He is a cartoonist, born in 1990. Gained his BA in Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts, specialising in painting. Got an offer for a PhD from the University of Glasgow, Image and Text Studies with the research proposal focusing on wordless graphic novels. Most recently, his debut graphic novel Fishes May Come Back was published in the UK, 2021.

Conferences, Academic Publications and Projects

Altindag, E. (2021, Nov 10). Visuality of Silence: Understanding wordless-graphic novels in terms of their cognitive learning ways. ECR Conference, 
British Psychology Society, UK.

Altindag, E. (2022, July 13). Silent Books and Fantastic Universes
Once and Future Fantasies Conference. Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic, 
University of Glasgow, UK.

Altindag, E. (2021, Nov 6). The Place Where the Unending Time is: Discovering the history of silent-graphic novels in terms of their timeless communication. Domus Centre and History of Education Society, University of Birmingham, UK. 

Altindag, E. (2021). Orchards in Blossom: Silent language to form an identity in terms of progressive ways of education. Published in the proceedings of Yidan Prize Doctoral Conference in The British Library / Education Department, University of Oxford, UK.

Altindag, E. (2021, May 27). Silent Literacy to Construct and Product the Identity [Paper presentation]. Yidan Prize Doctoral Conference, Education Department, University of Oxford, UK.  

Light and Memory: Journal of Storytelling Scholarship, Co-founder.

Artistic Background

2022 ''All Is Not Well /Comics About Care'' collaboration with Dr Ryan Prout and Jonathan Clode on the story about homeless people. Funded by the   University of Cardiff and ESRC in the UK.

2022 Artists Roundtable at the University of Cambridge, UK.

2022 ''The Expectants'', selected artwork at Comics and Global South Conference Exhibition at the University of Cambridge, UK.

2022-23 Edgelands Institute Artist Fellowship, creating a wordless comic about homelessness and digitalization of urban security, Geneva, Switzerland.   

2021 ''Fishes May Come Back'' debut wordless graphic novel was published by Good Comics based in London, UK.

2021, ''Obelisk'' short-wordless graphic novel commissioned by Dustin Carpenter from Portland, North America.

2021 Featured artwork in New Plains Review, University of Central Oklahoma,  North America.

2020 Featured artwork at the University of Glasgow, in the ezine of Arts & Humanities, Glasgow, UK.

2020 Featured artworks through the ezine of Epoque Press based in Dublin, Ireland.

2017 Nuri Iyem Painting Award - Selected Work - Evin Art Gallery, Istanbul, TR.

2016 "Kuşluktan İçeri", Istanbul The Art Studio - Solo Exhibition, Kadikoy, Istanbul, TR.

2014 Istanbul International Art Fair - Group Exhibition, Istanbul, TR.

2014 Ipek-Ahmet Merey Painting Award - Selected Work, Osman Hamdi Bey Hall, Istanbul, TR.


Broken Frontier / 2020 / Magazine, UK

WIP Comics / 2020 / Podcast, UK

Solrad / 2020 / Magazine, UK

Pipedream / 2021 / Magazine, UK

A Place to Hang Your Cape / 2021 / Magazine, UK

Interview with Good Comics about ''Fishes May Come Back'' / 2020 / UK

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