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Comic Creator

Rachid Nawa

Kabachi, Radôche

(b. 21 August 1961, France)  France

Rachid  Nawa

Patrick Colson by Rachid Nawa
Patrick Colson

Rachid Nawa is a French comic artist, illustrator and animator, who works in a variety of styles. Born in Vienne, Isère, Nawa started his career as an assistant animator at the studios of Jean Image. He then became an animator at France Animation, where he worked on the 'Rahan' movie. At the same time, he worked with Farid Boudjellal for Elvifrance publishers. In 1986, he joined Pif Gadget, where he drew the adventures of 'Pif le Chien' until the magazine's disappearance in 1994.

Mickey Mouse by Rachid Nawa

He has worked for Le Journal de Mickey on 'Mickey Mouse' stories and riddle comics since 1992, and has additionally created series like 'Sécession' (Soleil, 1996), 'Patrick Colson' (Glénat, 1996) and 'Commissaire Soubeyran' (Glénat, 1999-2002) with François Corteggiani. With Daniel Bardet, he made the historical comic 'Sauvez Genève!' for Glénat in 2002, as well as an adaptation of 'Contes des mille et une nuits' for Adonis in 2007.

Nawa has also worked under the pseudonyms Kabachi ('Titi', 'Grominet' and 'Bugs Bunny' for Warner from 2001) and Radôche ('Les Commerciaux' for Bamboo, 2005-06). He has additinoally worked extensively as an illustrator and advertising artist.

Commissaire Soubeyran, by Rachid Nawa
Commissaire Soubeyran

Last updated: 2014-12-01

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