Diderot et l'Encyclopedie (L'Argonaute 19-1-1985)
François Castan was born in Chennevières-sur-Marne. He is mainly an illustrator, but he has also worked with comics. He started out as an artist reporter in France-Soir, and subsequently drew for L'Education (1969-76) and Le Fait Public (1969-71). Castan has also worked for Fripounet (1969-83), Almanach Vernot (1970-91), Lisette (1970-72), and Aventures et Voyages (1970-75). He published the comic 'Zeltron, Petit Soupe et les Autres' at Editions Nathan in 1980 (text by Mauguil). Between 1988 and 1992, he produced three comic books in the series 'La BD Thérapeutique', publications of Le Journal du Jeune Patricien. In the scientific magazine L'Argonaute he published 'Diderot et l'Encyclopedie' in 1985.