September 13, 2005
Maric (Raymond Chiavarino): 1927-2005
Raymond Chiavarino, who also worked as "Raymond Maric" and "Maric," has passed away
. He was 78 years old. He began work in 1943 at the age of 16, and was a caricaturist following the Second World War. He moved into albums with Pour la Conquete de l'Espace
, and went onto become a major writer of comics, which he continued doing for decades. Among others he worked with Jean-Claude Forest, Pellos, Baron Brumaire, Rafael Carlo Marcello and Pierre LaCroix. He also worked on several other authors' properties, and was a noted magazine editor.
His lambiek.net entry, from which much of this was pinched, can be found here
posted 9:45 am PST
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