Born in Rio Quarto, Victor Hugo Arias published his first strip in the early 1950's in Panch Negro: 'Polo Aster', for which he also wrote the script. He worked on Rayo Rojo, Hora Cero, Frontera and Misterix and specialized in adventure strips. From the early 1960s until the mid-1970s, he collaborated on numerous projects for various European publishers, in particular for Fleetway and D.C.Thompson in the UK. In Italy he worked on Corriere dei Piccoli and in Spain with the publishers Turai of Barcelona. He became art director of the large UK publishing house D.C.Thompson in 1967. He returned to Argentina in 1974, where he joined Ediciones Record. There, he created several adventure series such as 'I Cavaliera del Mare' and 'Tanganika' (1979), that were published in Skorpio. He also worked on 'Odisea 2000' and 'Base 86'.