The Hero’s Journey of Mujiyono Sutarno

What is the best thing that I love about my work?

My personal taste. It’s unique and you can’t find this thing in other places.

If we talk about technical data or method, I love how I find the colors.

What is my idea of happiness?

Happiness is the way of life. honesly I still struggle with this problem.

Sometimes I find the ideas in nature. another time I ‘steal it’ from other people story.

And if the day not great, I just write it from my dream.

What is my greatest fear?

unexpected future, unpaid works and unconditional decisions.

It’s horrible when they coming in same time. lol.

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?

I have a little trouble with accepting my self.

i’m not deplore with this thing, but I try to fix it

everyday to be better me.

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire?

I have many idol or public figure to boost my mood.

But if I pick two or three, I think I will take Akira Toriyama (DBZ Author),

and Fujiko F Fujio Pro (Doraemon Author Studio)

What is my greatest extravagance?

Spent my whole life to love wrong person.

don’t do and leave it, if you have a same problem with me.

On what occasion would I lie?

when I want to take care of other people’s feelings,

and when I make a comic of course.

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?

I don’t know. Sometime the thing that I dislike the most on the past,

will be a great cap in current day, or maybe in the future.

When and where was I the happiest, in my work?

When my first work published in all book market in my country.

It’s make me goosembums when I remember that moment.

If I could, what would I change about myself?

I want to change my selfdoubt. This thing always bite me

in a crucial moment when I make big decision. it’s will be great

if I can hide it or fix it this trait.

What is my greatest achievement in work?

Became part of several international comic exhibitions in many

countries is my greatest achievement in work. It’s hilarious when

I saw back then to the past, I got many milestones to get here.

Where would I most like to live?

Whenever I live if there is any of my family and my friend,

I think it will be fine.

But if you still ask me for a real answer, I think if I can

live in Switzerland or in a little village near a mountain in Boyolali,

it’s will be great.

What is my most treasured possession?

my whole comic work, I spent all my time

drawing this thing since I was a child. My parents are also precious.

I love my cats too. Well, I have a lot of things

I want to write about here. lol

What is my most marked characteristic?

my persistence. I always get up and do something

to expand my life and jump from any problem

to another and solve this in this d*mn life every morning.

Sometimes it’s like a rollercoaster, but sometimes it’s fun.

What is my most inspirational location, in my city?

I don’t have any special inspirational location. But

sometimes I like to visit a huge bookstore in the city or maybe

jus go and Sit down in a coffee shop when the rain is in the afternoon.

What is my favorite place to eat and drink, in my city?

a coffee shop called cafedangan. This place has a luxurious interior, a diverse menu

and of course at an affordable price.

What books influenced my life and how?

I have a lot of lists for this question, I’ll spill this all out.

Dragon Ball, author Akira Toriyama.

The Psychology of Money, award-winning author Morgan Housel.

Opening the Doors of Your Heart: and Other Stories of Buddhist Happiness by Ajahn Brahm.

and many more.

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?

Hahaha, difficult question. I have too many favorite songs.

If I have the chance to hear a song when I die,

I think the title song will come when the time comes.

I apologize, this question is hard to answer right now.

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction?

Songoku, Doraemon, Scrooge Mcduck (in Don Rossa series).

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?

My parents of course. They are my real heroes for this topic.

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime?

Hahaha, difficult question. I have too many favorite movies.

‘The Truman Show’ is great, ‘Back to The Future’ is my recommendation too.

What role play stories in my life and work?

I don’t know, so far I have had many role players. Sometimes I become

a comic artist, and other times I’m being a silly person,

it’s always changing and I’m still expanding to the newest identity.

The day that will come when I know the real me, it will be my great day.

What do the words ‘You are the storyteller of your own life’ to me?

I have the choice to choose my own path, so wherever I go it will be my own life.

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?

I’m still trying to find this person. I think it’s will be my soulmate. hahaha

What project am I looking forward to work on?

I have many projects in the near future. I always update it on my personal site or

my social media. So if you don’t mind, you can stay tuned on those places to find out.

Where can you see me or my work?

you can find my work on, twitter and Instagram at @mujixmujix,

or if you want read my comic you can download it at

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me?

‘Passion Never Retires’ it means if you are clever and wise, I believe you never find

a reason to stop making art. Because passion is always a part of the human being.

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