Looney Tunes, by Walter Carzon

Walter Carzon, illustrator and visual communication designer, was born in Argentina in 1965. He has a vast experience on illustrating comics and children's books with licensed characters for international corporations such as Warner Bros., Disney Worldwide Publishing, Scholastic Inc., Egmont, among many others. He attended his visual communication design studies at the University of Fine Arts in the city of La Plata, creating and founding a magazine called B.A Comics. In the same faculty, he started seminars on graphic humor and became a member of the humorous magazine La Gastada.

Amilcar, by Walter Carzon

He temporarily worked at the Jaime Diaz Producciones animation studios as layout assistant and produced the comic strip: 'Amilcar, El Delirante' for the Argentine newspaper La NaciĆ³n. During the year 1992, Warner Bros. Publishing granted him the exclusivity of drawing 'Pinky and the Brain' comics for DC Comics. He contributed to issues of 'Animaniacs' and 'Looney Tunes'. He also illustrated stories with 'The Flintstones', as well as Disney characters in Marvel's The Disney Afternoon and The Little Mermaid.

Flintstones, by Walter Carzon

In 1993 he founded the international art studio Duendes del Sur together with the artists Leonardo Batic and Pablo Zamboni, becoming the Art Director of editorial and license projects. Throughout his career, he has specialized in the character creation area for advertising entertainment and merchandising corporations. Among his most outstanding characters, we may find 'Papelucho' (a recreation of Marcela Paz's legendary Chilean character); 'La Sole' (a recreation of the popular Argentine singer Soledad Pastorutti); 'Pipito' (based on the children's singer and songwriter Pipo Pescador); and 'El Oso Arturo' (animated character of the Argentine TV show VideoMatch).

comic art by Walter Carzon

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Last updated: 2007-12-14

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