Andrija Maurovic

Andrija Maurovic is considered the founder of Yugoslav comics. Born in Kotor, Montenegro, he spent his childhood in Cracow, Poland and Dubrovnik. He broke off his studies at the university of Zagreb to become an independant illustrator. For several years, he made caricatures for the satirical magazine Koprive. He created his first comic in May 1935, ‘Vjerenica Maca’, which was published in Novesti, a Zagreb newspaper.

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