Tomer Hanuka, Illustration from the book “The Divine”, 2015
At age twenty-two, Tomer Hanuka, an Israeli illustrator, moved to New York City. Following his graduation from the School of Visual Arts, he quickly became a regular contributor to many national magazines. His clients include Time Magazine, The New Yorker, Spin, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, MTV, and Saatchi & Saatchi.
Tomer co-created “Bipolar” with his identical twin brother Asaf for Alternative Comics. “Bipolar” is an experimental comic book series for which Tomer was nominated for the Eisner, Harvey and Ignatz awards. In 2006, Tomer published “P;acebo man” published by Alternative Comics), which compiles much of his work from “Bipolar”. He currently lives in New York City.
Published in 2015, “The Divine” is a graphic novel written by Lavie and illustrated by the twin illustrators Asaf Hanuka and Tomer Hanuka. It’s the story of Mark, an explosives expert who, despite his better judgment, signs onto a freelance job with his old army friend, Jason. In Quanlom, a fictional Southeast Asian country, the pair are assisting the military when Mark is lured in by a group of child-soldiers, led by 9-year-old twins nicknamed “The Divine”, who are intent on forcing a showdown between ancient magic and modern technology.