Rafa, a.k.a Rafael, Sandoval was born in Granada in 1975, but he has lived in Barcelona since he was a child. He studied fine arts in the Catalan capital, and once he had graduated, began working in advertising. He then turned to animation, sketching characters and creating storyboards, most notably for Disney. His early career in comics dates back to 2007. Since then he has drawn regularly for Marvel Comics. He was also involved in the graphics for superhero adventures like "Iron Man", "Hercules", "Avengers", and "X-men", and collaborated with renowned writers such as Brian Michael Bendis and Jonathan Hickman. In 2012, he was involved in the development of "Catwoman" for Disney Comics. "Les Prométhéens" (The Prometheans) is his first foray into Franco-Belgian comics, and it already looks like there will be more to come!