Claude Moliterni was born in 1932 and died in January 2009. One of the main protagonists of contemporary comics. He founded the Société Française de BD, animates (with Couperie, Filipini and François) the review Phénix, organizes a host of prestigious exhibitions and events such as the Paris Convention, the Angoulême and Lucca festivals. Literary director at Dargaud until 1989, he also carried out important critical work (several monographs, studies and comic book stories) and wrote the scripts for several series, such as Scarlett Dream (with Gigi), Taar le rebelle (with Brocal -Remohi) or Harry Chase (with Walter Fahrer). Editorial manager at Bagheera editions, he published, at Nathan, a large reference book: The Adventure of the Comic Strip (1989). At Larousse (in collaboration with Patrick Gaumer), he published Le Dictionnaire de la Bande Dessinée (1994). With Philippe Mellot, again, he established a Chronology of comics (Flammarion editions, 1996). Finally, in the company of Nathalie Michel, Isabelle Morzadec, Michel Denni, Philippe Mellot and Laurent Turpin, he is the initiator of one of the first CD-Roms on the 9th art: the Heroes of international comics and their authors published in Oda editions in 1998.