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Luz (cartoonist)

Renald Luzier
Born (1972-01-07) 7 January 1972
Occupation cartoonist

Rénald Luzier (born 7 January 1972)[1] is a French satirical cartoonist who works under the pen name Luz. He is a contributor to the magazine [2]

Luz has contributed to a number of publications including La Grosse Bertha, Les Inrockuptibles, Magic, Ferraille, L'Écho des Savanes, and Fluide Glacial. He was awarded the Prix Tournesol at the Angoulême International Comics Festival in 2003 for his work Cambouis, a collection of his own fanzine that was published by L'Association in 2002.

He narrowly missed becoming a victim of the Charlie Hebdo shooting because he was late for work[3] and turned up just in time to see the perpetrators fleeing.[4]

Luz left Charlie Hebdo in October 2015.


  1. ^ "Luz".  
  2. ^ Peralta, Eyder (13 January 2015). "'Charlie Hebdo' Editor On New Issue: 'We're Happy To Have ... Done It'".  
  3. ^ Sam Webb (7 January 2015). "Charlie Hebdo cartoonist escaped slaughter because he overslept and was 30 minutes late". Mirror. UK. Retrieved 14 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Exclusive Interview with 'Charlie Hebdo' Cartoonist Luz". Vice News (Youtube). 31 Jan 2015. 
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