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Comic Creator

Aleksandar Denkov

(15 September 1925 - 31 March 1972, Bulgaria)  Bulgaria

Aleksandar  Denkov

Hrabiat Eskimos by Aleksandar Denkov
Hrabriat Eskimos

Aleksandar Denkov was born in Prague, Czechia. Although he only became 47 years old, his style was a big influence on Bulgarian comics. He began his career at the age of 17, publishing his work in the magazine Chuden Sviat.

Zagovor v dvoreca by Aleksandar Denkov
Zagovor v dvoreca

Some of his comics were 'Hrabriat eskimos' (in Chuden Sviat), 'Zagovor v dvoreca' (script by Zmei Gorianin in Iliustrativno Chetivo) and 'Ban Ianuka'. Denkov studied painting, but eventually specialized in applied engraving. He is the creator of the first Bulgarian animated film, 'Little Thief', in 1945.

Hrabriat eskimos by Aleksandar Denkov
Hrabriat Eskimos

cover by Aleksandar Denkov
cover of Iliustrativno Chetivo

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Last updated: 2009-09-04

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