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EDRA, Elcio Danilo Russo Amorim / Born in Caratinga, MG – Brazil.
- Cartoonist / Cultural Producer / Graphic Design / Journalist / Editor.
- Started his career as a cartoonist at Correio Braziliense – Brasília / 1980
- Has works published, exhibited and awarded in Brazil and abroad
- Collaborates for important publishers in the country.
- Director of the Caratinga International Humor Exhibition. The main one in Minas Gerais and is among the three most important in the country.
- Creator/Founder of Casa Ziraldo de Cultura and Gibiteca Turma do Pererê
- Member of the Award Judging Committee of the Piauí Humor Exhibition (2005), Brasília (2005), Piracicaba (2018), Belém (2018), China (2019) and Romania (2021)
- 36 books published – Author (25), with emphasis on the book «Ziraldo - Ao Mestre Com Carinho» - Editora Melhoramentos (2018) awarded with the HQ MIX Trophy. (2019)
- Organizer and Co-author (3); co-author (7) and organizer of the book “90 Maluquinhos por Ziraldo” – Melhoramentos (2022), bringing together big names in graphic humor and Brazilian literature.
- Dozens of magazines published
- Editor, Member of the international team of MAC – Morocan Association of Cartoon, within the project “Cartoons Anthology” (Romania)
- Effective member of the Caratinguense Academy of Letters
- President of the Caratinga Cultural Station Association
- Creator and director of the Literary Festival of Caratinga
During the isolation of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, he produced 365 ballpoint pen drawings. , from which 140 drawings were extracted that make up the project for an exhibition and the publication of 4 volumes of the book called “Rabiscos Confinados” carried out in June of the same year.
Publications in partnership with Ziraldo:
- How Laws Are Made – Illustrator (2000)
- A “doze” of Humor from Minas Gerais – Organizer / Co-author (2005)
- Nobody Holds Caratinga - Organizer / Co-author (2007)
Publications related to Ziraldo:
Maluquices do Maluquinho Ziraldo – illustration / (2012)
Ziraldo 85 – To the Master With Affection – Author (Improvements - 2018)
The Saga of a Cartoonist in the Land of Ziraldo – Author (2018)
Ziraldo – A Genius from Caratinga – Organizer / Co-author (2022)
90 Maluquinhos por Ziraldo – stories and stories – Organizer – (Improvements - 2023)