Real name Keno Don Hugo Rosa, born June 29, 1951. He always finded his main inspiration in Carl Barks' works, his childhood idol.
His work has won Rosa a good deal of recognition in the industry, including nominations for the Comics' Buyer's Guide Award for Favorite Writer in 1997, 1998, and 1999. In 1995 he was awarded the Eisner Award for Best Serialized Story for The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck. In 1997 he won an Eisner for Best Artist/Writer: Humor Category.