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 José Grau

José Grau

Birth
Valencia, Provincia de València, Valenciana, Spain
Death 2 Jun 1998 (aged 83)
Valencia, Provincia de València, Valenciana, Spain
Burial Valencia, Provincia de València, Valenciana, Spain
Plot Section 19. Group CS. Grave 41. Row 4.
Memorial ID 15781684 · View Source
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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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  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 17 Sep 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15781684
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for José Grau (9 Oct 1914–2 Jun 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15781684, citing Cementeri de Valencia, Valencia, Provincia de València, Valenciana, Spain ; Maintained by Find A Grave .