Wojciech Birek is a Polish author, critic and translator from French comic books , as well as academic teacher.
A graduate of cultural studies at the University of Lodz (thesis Poetics story block. The problem of plastic potentiality , 1988). In 2005 he defended his doctoral thesis at the University of Rzeszów Fri. The main problems of the theory of comics.
For many years, he is a member and chairman of the jury of the competition for comics taking place in the framework of the International Festival of Comics and Games in Lodz.
Author comics: City lepers and Insidious darkness . Series is a translator such as Thorgal , Yans , complaint Lost Lands , Blueberry , Incal , Metabarons , In Search of Time Bird.