Claire Bretécher is confirmed dead at the age of 79.
Claire was best known as a French cartoonist.
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Claire Bretécher
Claire Bretécher en 1973 - 2.jpg
Claire Bretécher in 1973
Born(1940-04-07)April 7, 1940
Nantes, France
Died11 February 2020(2020-02-11) (aged 79)
NationalityFrench
Area(s)artist / writer
Notable works
Salades de saison
Les Frustrés
Agrippine
Awardsfull list
Claire Bretécher (French: ; born April 7, 1940) is a French cartoonist, known particularly for her portrayals of women and gender issues. Her creations include the Frustrés, and the unimpressed teenager Agrippine.
Contents
1 Biography
2 Awards
3 Bibliography
4 Notes
5 References
6 External links
Biography
Bretécher was born in Nantes and got her first break as an illustrator when she was asked to provide the artwork for Le Facteur Rhésus by René Goscinny for L'Os à Moelle in 1963. She went on to work for several popular magazines and in 1969 invented the character "Cellulite". In 1972 she joined Gotlib and Mandryka in founding the Franco-Belgian comics magazine L'Écho des savanes.
Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, she published successful collections, such as The Destiny of Monique (1982). In 2001, Bretécher's series Agrippine was adapted into a 26-episode TV series by Canal+.
Claire Bretécher is the widow of French constitutionalist Guy Carcassonne  with whom she had a son.
Awards
1975: Best French Author at the Angoulême International Comics Festival, France
1987: Adamson Award for Best International Comic Book Cartoonist, Sweden
1999: Humour Award at the Angoulême International Comics Festival
2002: nominated for the Dialogue Award at the Angoulême International Comics Festival
Bibliography
Salades de saison (1973, Dargaud, ISBN 2-205-00702-5)
Les frustrés (5 albums, 1975–80, Bretecher)
Le cordon infernal (1976, Bretecher, ISBN 2-901076-02-5)
Les angoisses de Cellulite (1977, Dargaud, ISBN 2-205-00754-8)
Baratine et Molgaga (1977, Glénat, ISBN 2-7234-0062-X)
La vie passionnée de Thérèse Avila (1980, Bretecher, ISBN 2-901076-06-8)
Le destin de Monique (1983, Bretecher, ISBN 2-901076-09-2)
Les Mères (1982, Bretecher, ISBN 2-901076-08-4)
Docteur ventouse, bobologue (2 albums 1985-86, Bretecher/Hyphen)
Agrippine (8 albums 1988–2004, Bretecher/Hyphen)
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