Rafael Morante Boyerizo is a Cuban painter, graphic designer and comics author. He was born in Madrid, Spain, but his family moved to Cuba in 1940, as a result of the Spanish Civil War. He began his professional career in 1956. Morante is one of the leading poster artists for the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (ICAIC). He has also worked for the Editora Nacional de Cuba and the Cuban Books Institute.
Morante has participated in the creation of animated films, and has made illustrations for magazines like Cine Cubano and Tricontinental. He is the author of the comic story 'Alona y Los Otros', that ran in Cómicos in 1988, and was also published in Costa Rica, Mexico and Bolivia. He is also the author of the futuristic story '2031'. He has additionally worked as a drawing teacher.