Jean-Claude Marol was a French cartoonist, press illustrator, writer and poet. He worked for Pilote magazine between 1974 and 1981, making several independent gag strips, as well as recurring features like 'Bons sens unique' and 'Anatole sans parole'. He was also present in L'Écho des Savanes (1978-1980), Charlie Mensuel, L’Echo des Savanes, Paris Match, L’Evènement du Jeudi, Panorama, and several Bayard-Presse magazines. Marol was the author of children's picture books like 'Les petits chemins de veille en bulle' (Grasset, 1975) and the 'Vagabul' series for Gallimard. He also developed animated films for TV and cinema. He passed away in 2001 at the age of 54.