Moreno Burattini (San Marcello Pistoiese, 7 September 1962) is one of the most famous Italian comic book writers.
Graduated in literature with a thesis on the literary background of the expressive comic code, he made his professional debut in 1990 in the magazine “Mostri” of ACME.
He has numerous stories for Lupo Alberto, Cattivik, Commander Mark, Dampyr and Tex, but the character to whom he has mainly dedicated himself (to the point of being the author with more stories to his credit) is Zagor, whose adventures he has been writing since 1991 and of whom he is also, since 2007, the supervisor.
For his activity in the field of comics he has won many prestigious awards including, in 2003, the Gran Guinigi of Lucca Comics.
Playwright, humorist, lecturer, essayist, he runs two blogs and a very popular Twitter account and has to his credit numerous books, including the biographies of Gallieno Ferri and Sergio Bonelli (Coniglio Editore, 2009 and 2011), the novel Le mura di Jericho (Cartoon Club, 2011), and the collections of aphorisms Utili sputi di riflessione and Sarò bre (Allagalla, 2015 and 2017).
With Cut-Up he published the anthologies of horror stories Dall’altra parte (2016) and Il negromante e altri incubi (2018), the zibaldone of comic texts Facezie (2017), the collection of essays on the comic Discorsi sulle nuvole (2018), the biography of Max Bunker Una vita da Numero Uno (2019), the professional autobiography Io e Zagor (2020) and Mi ritiro per delirare (2021).