Antonio Altarriba (1952) is a university professor, novelist and scenarist. His breakthrough came in 2009 with El arte de voler, in which he recounts one century of Spanish history through the heartbreaking story of his father’s life. This graphic novel, with artwork by Kim, was critically acclaimed all over the world. Altarriba is working with Kim on a sequel, this time about his mother, titled La madre manca. Early 2017, Scratch published the dark graphic novel Ik, moordenaar (I, Murderer), which he made together with Keko.