Sunday, May 27, 2018

RIP Julio Ribera

Spanish Comics Artist Julio Ribera dies
May 27, 2018

Spanish comics author Julio Ribera died at his home in Cognin (Savoy) at the age of 91, his family told AFP on Sunday.
Ribera was the sketcher of the very original science fiction series 'El vagabundo de los limbos' (Dargaud), with scripts by Christian Godard.
Very prolific, he collaborated for a long time with the newspaper Pilote, for which he created the character of Dracurella.
Born on March 20, 1927 in a Republican family in Barcelona, ​​Ribera began his career in Spain, before fleeing Franco's dictatorship and arriving in Paris in 1954.
He told this time in an autobiographical trilogy ('Montserrat', 'The despised youth' and 'Paris freedom').

Ribera Julio (Julio Ribera Trucó)
Born: 3/20/1927, Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Died: 5/27/2018, Cognin, Spain

Julio Ribera’s westerns – comic book illustrator:
Pistol Jim - 1955

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