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is a Croatia
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n illustrator best known for his grotesque comic books.
Mataković was born in Ivankovo
Ivankovo is a municipality in the Vukovar-Syrmia County, Slavonia in Croatia. It is approx. 10 km from Vinkovci, a major town. According to the 2001 census, there are 8,676 inhabitants, 99.14% which are Croats....
Vinkovci is a city in Croatia, in the Vukovar-Syrmia County. In the 2011 census, the total population of the city was 35,375, making it the largest town of the county...
, and graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts, University of Zagreb in 1983. He has published comics since 1984. His work was published in the newspapers Nedjeljna Dalmacija
Nedjeljna Dalmacija is now defunct Yugoslavian regional weekly newspaper based in Croatia, published in the cities of Split and Zagreb.Nedjeljna Dalmacija started as special weekly edition of Split daily newspaper Slobodna Dalmacija in 1970s...
, Jutarnji list
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, as well as children's newspapers Smib
and Modra lasta
Modra lasta is a Croatian children's magazine published monthly by Školska knjiga.- History :The very first issue, titled Djeca za Djecu was published in Zagreb in 1954 by Josip Sabolović, a primary school teacher, and featured contributions by his pupils. The editor-in-chief was Blankica Veselić...
In 2003, Mataković co-founded the rock band called "Septica", that published an eponymous album Septica
for Aquarius Records
Aquarius Records is an independent record label founded in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 1969. The first president was Terry Flood and the other founding owners were Donald Tarlton, Bob Lemm, Dan Lazare and Jack Lazare. Originally the label was distributed by London Records of Canada.Among the first...
The city theatre in Vinkovci produced a play based on Mataković's strip characters, in which Mataković himself produced the scene, costumes and most of the music.