Simon Spruyt studied comic art at the Saint Luc in Brussels, and graduated in 2005. He makes cartoons for the Brussels city magazine Zone 02 under the pseudonym Zlatan Magazurski. His comics have appeared in comic magazines like Demo, Ink, Myx and Zone 5300. Together with writer Fritz van den Heuvel, he began his award-winning royal parody 'De Bamburgers' for published by Dutch publisher Silvester in 2006.
In 2007-08 Bries published Spruyt's solo project, the diptych 'De Furox', a fictional story about a dragon set in the historical context of the arrising nazi regime in 1933. In 2010 he published 'In Rozen' about the history of the Flemish socialists. A collection of his autobiographical fiction stories for Focus Knack and Zone 5300 are collected in the book 'SGF', a "reconstruction of the life and work of S.G.F. Spruyt, one of the main comic industrialists of his time", published by Silvester in 2011. Simon Spruyt won the Willy Vandersteen Prize 2014 for 'Junker - Een Pruisische Blues', a graphic novel about two Prussian brothers in the years leading up to the First World War.