Manuel Bartual is a Spanish comic artist, editor and graphic artist from Valencia. He created the comic books 'Morón el Pollastre', 'Álex' and 'Con amigos como estos' in cooperation with Manuel Castaño, that he published through 7 Monos, the publishing collective of which he is co-founder. He works on a regular base for Grupo Editorial Santillana, El País, Ediciones Sinsentido, Dibbuks and Astiberri Ediciones. He is responsible for the image headers of such publications as TRAMA, Buen provecho, Noroeste and El Manglar. He was co-editor of the 7 Monos fanzine 9e Arte with Sergio Córdoba and is the director and designer of the online cultural publication Nomagazine since 2003.
Bartual has worked with Lorenzo Gómez on the series 'Reflexiones de un Oficinista' , that was published in TOS. He draws the 'Sexorama' section in El Jueves since 2007, and started the ¡Escucha esto! weblog for MTV Spain in that same year. He is also editor of the fanzine ¡Caramba! and the publishing firm of the same name.
El detective de la SGAE (2008)