(, born 14 March 1950, died 15 February 2005) was an Israeli artist
, and comic book creator
Born in Jerusalem
, Geva started his artistic career at the age of 17, in a youth
named "HaAretz Shelanu
". In his army
service, Geva contributed his talent to the military's newspaper "BaMahane
". After his military service, Geva joined the staff of Israel TV's Channel One (the mainstream, government-sponsored station) as a graphic designer
From then until his dying day, Geva didn't stop working and developing the Israeli culture of comics
, and humor
. He published caricatures
, comic strips
, and satire
columns in Israel's leading newspapers: "Haolam Hazeh
" ("Zoo-Aretz-Zoo"), "Hadashot
" ("The Song of the Duck"), "HaIr
" ("Joseph and his Brothers", "The Silence of the Duck"), "Kol HaIr
" ("Ahalan and Sahalan"), "Maariv
" ("The Road to Happiness", "Geva's Journal") and "Haaretz
" ("The Weekly Caricature").
Although working for mainstream bodies like newspapers and books'
publishers, Geva worked (mostly in his last years) on developing the underground subversive and independent Israeli art
world that had been blossoming in the area. Together with his artist friends, he had published independent comic and humorous booklets
In addition to his work in......