Cartoon by Jo Carbi

Jo Carbi was a French cartoonist and comic strip artist, who was born as Joseph Abric, Baron de Caravette, in Montpellier. He broke off his Law studies to pursue a career in Fine Arts instead. He settled in Paris, where he performed in music halls, and where he started out making illustrations and drawings for magazines like Le Rire (1937), Ric et Rac (1939), Le Petit Parisien (1940), Panorama (1943), La France au Combat (1944) and Les Lettres Françaises (1945).

He was one of the artists of the newspaper comic 'Zoé Enfant Terrible' in Le Parisien Libéré. This strip about a rather evil girl was created by Michel Douay and published in the aforementioned paper between 1949 and 1974. Carbi drew gags for the strip in alternation with Douay, Ange Michel and Roland Moisan. Carbi has additionally appeared in Pilote (1961), Pariscope (1965) and Le Hérisson (1965-1970). He retired in the early 1970s.

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