Touka is the fourth child of Manouchehr Neyestani, poet, and is Mana Neyestani’s, cartoonist, brother. He graduated from Science and TechnologyUniversity in Architecture in 1987; however, he started his career in 1978 with ‘Ketab-e-Jome’ periodical when Ahmad Shamlou, Iranian poet, was its Editor. He is a highly prolific cartoonist and had worked with more than 50 journals. He has been twice selected as the best cartoonist in Iran’s Press Festival. Touka left Iran in 2010 and currently lives in Canada.
Accessed Date: 28/10/2012