George Mathen is a visual artist and comics creator currently residing in Bangalore. He’s better known by his pseudonym, ‘Appupen’. He is the creator of ground-breaking graphic novels such as Moonward and Legends of Halahala. His third graphic novel, Aspyrus was released last year as well—all three books are set in the mysterious, mythical world of Halahala (created by him). George also plays the drums, and has been a part of Lounge Piranha, one of the best and most popular bands to have come out of Bangalore.