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José Grau
Birth: Oct. 9, 1914
Death: Jun. 2, 1998

Illustrator, Comic Book Artist. He was born in Valencia, Spain. He was a pioneer in narrative techniques in the Spanish comics. He began his career in 1932 in the children magazine KKO. But during Spanish Civil War, he was forced to exile and was confined to the concentration camp of Saint-Cyprien in France. In 1940, he returned to Spain, where developed a prolific career as an illustrator for magazines in Spain, Argentina, United Kingdom and France. Among many others, he is remembered for series such as "El As de Exploradores," "Los Tambores de Fu Manchu," "Rostro de Cuero," "Teniente Negro," "Rey Furia," "King, el Pequeño Policía," "El Capitán Sol," "Curro Bravo" for the Argentinian magazine "Patoruzito," "Juan León" created along with the writer Federico Amorós and "Cathy" for the British Bardom Press, where he specialized in girls magazines. He died in his birthtown.  (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
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Cementeri de Valencia
Valencia
Provincia de València
Valenciana, Spain
Plot: Section 19. Group CS. Grave 41. Row 4.
 
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Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Sep 17, 2006
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José Grau
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
José Grau
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
José Grau
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
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