Stjepan Bartolić has been drawing comics since 1986. His comcis and illustration 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 for 14 years. The Croatian edition of Playboy magazine has published his detective comic 'Dick Long' for several years, and he is also the author of the war comic 'Mudraci'.
Bartolic has also been working as a professional animator since 1988. He has participated in the making of full-length animated films like 'Čarobnjakov šešir', 'Šegrt Hlapić' (Croatia film) and 'Mali leteći medvjedići' (Zagreb film).