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Comic Creator

Marco De Gastyne

Marc Henri Benoist

(14 July 1889 - 8 November 1982, France)  France

Marco De Gastyne

Cover for La Baïonnette, by Marco de Gastyne

Marco de Gastyne was born in 1889 in Paris. His cartoon and illustration work appeared during World War I in the French magazine, La Baïonette. De Gastyne is mostly known for being the director of the movie 'La Merveilleuse Vie de Jeanne d'Arc' (1929), but he was also a decorator and painter in addition to being a successful filmmaker and illustrator. He is the son of the writer Jules Benoist, who signed his work with Jules de Gastyne.

early comic panel by Marco de Gastyne

Last updated: 2012-04-09

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