Ricard Fernández (Sabadell, 1976) teaches at the Joso school and signs his works with the nickname Ricard Efa. He has been published by some of the most important comic book publishers on the Franco-Belgian market (Dupuis, Lombard, Delcourt, Vents d’Ouest, Futuropolis), and some of his works have been translated into multiple languages. In 2018, he received an Eisner award nomination for Monet, nòmada de la llum (Norma). He has been featured in Cavall Fort, Ara, Spirou, ImageDoc, Sàpiens and Volata. Ricard has just published his first science fiction novel, Les màquines del caos (Mai Més).