Luc de Ro, whose real name is Robert Berghmans, is mainly a painter, whose surrealistic and symbolic works were related to actuality. He made illustrations for postcards and posters, and for the magazines Ons Volkske, Kuifje, Onder-Ons, De Volksmacht, Marsch, De Werker, Hernieuwen, De Standaard, Het Volk and De B.J.B.'er. For De Volksmacht, he made the comic 'Charlepoeng', about the legendary Flemish Brabant Brigand, in 1953. He also made the short strip 'Uit Maria's Leven' in Doorbraak in 1954. Berghmans was one of the innovators of the Flemish graphical art of the 1950s.