Is Yuniarto was born in Semarang. Is started his interests in comic drawings since childhood. He was actively participating in exhibitions and comic drawing competitions during his college studies in Visual Communication Design, Universitas Kristen Petra, Surabaya.
His comic debut was Wind Rider(a collaboration with John G Reinhart) in 2005, published by Elex Media Komputindo. Receiving high praise from local comic fans, Wind Rider was nominated for 2005 Komikasia Award in three categories: Best Cover, Best Character and Best Comic. Later in 2007-2009, Is published a trilogy comic Knights of Apocalypse(with John G Reinhart and Aswin Agastya) as well as phenonemal comic series Garudayana. Is also created Spirit of Nusantara, the first manga comic about warriors from many part of Indonesia.