Édika

Édika
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BornÉdouard Karali
(1940-12-17) December 17, 1940 (age 77)
Heliopolis, Egypt
NationalityFrench
Area(s)Artist, writer
Pseudonym(s)Edi
Notable works
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Édika is the nom de plume of Édouard Karali, a French comics artist, born December 17, 1940 in Heliopolis, Egypt, who is renowned for his distinctively absurd style. A number of his comic strips have been translated into English (published by Knockabout Comics), Spanish, Italian (in the magazine Totem comic), German (published by Alpha Comics), Swedish (published by Epix), Danish (published by Runepress) and Greek (in the magazines Babel and Para Pente).

Biography

Initially working for the advertising industry in Egypt, he moved to France where his works were published in the Franco-Belgian comics magazines Pilote, Charlie Mensuel, and Psikopat, the magazine of his brother Paul Carali.[1] A major milestone in his career as a comics artist was his cooperation with Gotlib, becoming a main contributor to the comics magazine Fluide Glacial.

Other Languages
العربية: إيديكا
Deutsch: Édika
español: Édika
français: Édika
italiano: Édika
مصرى: ايديكا
polski: Édika