José Antonio Morlesín Mellado is a lecturer at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). He teaches the course ‘Comics’ in the Creation and Design Bachelor’s Degree at the Faculty of Fine Arts. In 2016 he received his PhD at UPV/EHU. His research focuses on Graphic Design, specifically on the field of book cover design, with articles published in the journals EME Experimental Illustration, Art & Design and RIEV International Journal on Basque Studies. His current interests include practice-based research in Comics. As a comics author and illustrator, his work has been awarded several prizes in comics competitions and has been published in several magazines.