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Ahmed Hijazy was born in Alexandria city in 1936. An avid reader and artist during childhood, he attended the Faculty of Fine Arts in Cairo. Hijazy started out cartooning for magazines in 1954. He was an artist for the comic magazine Samir, for which he created his best known series, 'Thnablet El Sibian' ('The Lazy Boys'). Three albums with these characters were published.
Mickey #336, 1967
Hijazy was one of the artists working for the Egyptian Disney comic magazine Mickey, published by Dar Al-hilal, in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The comic book contained comics that were produced by local artists, including Hijazy who did a serial about Mickey Mouse fighting the villain The Red Cat in King Ramses' secret city, scripted by Majdy Najeeb. In addition, he has worked as a caricature artist dealing with political, economical and social matters, that were mostly published in Sabah Alkheir.
In the 1980s, he started to work for the children's magazine Majed.
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