David Rubín studied at the Antonio Failde art school in Ourense, and has been active in animation through Limaia Produccions and Dygra. The Galician artist co-founded the collective Polaqia in 2001. He contributed a short story scripted by Kike Benlloch to the collective album 'Mmmh!!' and has contributed to Galician reviews like BD Banda and Barsowia. He is the author of the series 'Os Kinkilláns', that appears in La Voz de Gallicia. His comics have also appeared in Tos, Huevo, El Fanzine Enfermo and Dos Veces Breve. Astiberri published his first solo album in 2005, 'El Circo del Desaliento', a collection of his work for fanzines like Undecimo Xou, Tos, Barsowia, Fanzine enfermo and O Fanzine Das Xornadas.
Several of his stories for Dos Veces Breve were collected in 'La Tetería del Oso Malayo' in the following year. The book was nominated for several prizes during the Barclona Comic Fair and was additionally published in Italy and Czechia. In 2008, Rubín published his 'Cuaderno de Tormentas, crónica de los deambulares por Ciudad Espanto', a mix of comic book and picture book, with Planeta DeAgostini. Subsequently, he made adaptations of Shakespeare's 'Romeo & Juliet' (with Ricardo Gómez, 2008) and 'El monte de las ánimas' by Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer (2009), as well as the original work 'Uxío Novoneyra: A voz herdada' with Kike Benlloch, that was distributed for free.