Ben Attou Masmoudi published his first comic album in 1977,'La Montagne Embrasée', for ENAL. For the same publisher, he made 'Le Village Oublié' in 1982 and 'L'Emir Abdelkader' in 1984. He then worked in advertising, animation and television set design, before returning to comics with the albums 'Cheikh Bouamama' and 'Les Frères Barberousse'. He has also contibuted to the children's magazine Arcobaleno in Tunisia. One of the stories he created is 'Hamza ibn'Abd al-Muttàlib'.