- Illustrator: Judge Bao
Chongrui Nie was born in 1943 in Calcutta, India. His family moved to Beijing in 1953, where he eventually began his career as a designer before becoming an art director in animation in 1979. After a stint from 1984 to 1986 at the University of the Fine Arts, he became the art director at the Beijing publishing house Les Beaux Arts Populaire. He is currently devoting himself entirely to comics and illustration.