Štef Bartolić (1967) has been drawing comics since 1986. His works have been published in Polet, Studentski list, Maxi strip magazin, Patak, Plavi zabavnik, Večernji list, Playboy and in children’s magazines. His strip ‘Gluhe laste’ ran in Modra lasta magazine uninterruptedly for fourteen years. Since 1988, he has also been working as a professional animator. He has participated in the making of full-length animated films such as ‘Čarobnjakov šešir’, ‘Šegrt Hlapić’ (Croatia film) and ‘Mali leteći medvjedići’ (Zagreb film).