comic from Oz by Philippe Mora
comic from Oz (1969)

Philippe Mora is a French-born Australian film director. He has been directing films since the mid 1960s. He moved to London in late 1967 to pursue painting and filmmaking. There, he contributed comics and cartoons to the London edition of the Australian hippie magazine Oz, which he signed with Von Mora. He also worked with Martin Sharp on the all-graphic Magic Theatre edition. Mora also contributed to the book 'The Beatles Illustrated Lyrics'.

In London, he furthermore worked on award-winning films like 'Swastika' (1973) and 'Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?' (1975), before returning to Australia. He launched the film magazine Cinema Papers with Peter Beilby and directed the film 'Mad Dog Morgan', which earned him international fame. Mora eventually settled in Los Angeles, and has since worked as a director on films like 'The Beast Within', 'A Breed Apart', 'Communion', and 'The Howling' II and III.

Last updated: 2008-12-05

Series and books by Philippe Mora in stock in the Lambiek Webshop:

X

Since 1999, Lambiek presents the Comiclopedia as a free service to comic fans from all over the world. The database has expanded to over 12,000 biographies of international comic artists, and also has an extensive Dutch section about comics in the Netherlands.
For 15 years, the site was funded from the resources of our Amsterdam-based shop. However, the current economical circumstances make it difficult for us to maintain this service. At the moment the Comiclopedia's sole editor works for us free of charge, aided by a couple of (international) volunteers.

If you want to help us continue and improve our ever- expanding database, we would appreciate your donation through Paypal.