Paytime at Pilote, by Pierre Tabary
The artists of Pilote receiving their wages

Pierre Tabary is a French comic strip artist and book illustrator, who is best-known for his paintings for Pilote magazine under the signature Peter Glay. Prior to this, Tabary drew the daily 'Fantômas' strip for the Opera Mundi syndicate from November 1957 to March 1958. His strips contained adaptations of the first two 'Fantômas' novels by Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre, and they were published in Paris-Journal and Le Républican Lorrain.

Fantomas, by Pierre Tabary

He made his first covers for Pilote in 1962 and 1964, and was a regular contributor to the magazine under the name Peter Glay between 1968 and 1974. He illustrated a couple of short stories and made several paintings for the magazines front cover and the section 'Musée Pilote'. He contributed his final cover in 1984. Pierre Tabary is the brother of comic artists Jean Tabary and Jacques Tabary, and is the uncle of Nicolas Tabary.

Cover painting for Pilote 716
Cover painting for Pilote 716

Last updated: 2014-03-17

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