Goscinny, René (1926-1977)
one of the most creative comic writers ever. Known for many famous comic characters (Asterix, Isnogud among others), Goscinny wrote the lyrics for Lucky Luke 4 years before the first release of Asterix. The title was "Railways on the Prairie" and became an immediate success. The collaboration with Morris resulted in 37 adventures of the Western hero and continued uninterrupted until his death.