Carlos Sampayo

Carlos Sampayo (born 17 September 1943 in Carmen de Patagones, Argentina) is a writer best known for his work in comics, particularly in collaboration with artist José Muñoz. He is also poet and a literature and music (particularly Jazz) critic. He left Argentina in the early 70s for political reasons, stayed in Italy, France and settled in Spain.

Partial bibliography


  • Mémoires d'un Privé (1977)
  • Viet Blues (1986)
  • Rencontres (1984)
  • Nicaragua (1988)
  • Souvenirs d'un Privé (1999)
  • La Fin d'un Voyage (1999)
  • Histoires Privées (2000)
  • L'Affaire USA (2006)


  • Le Bar à Joe (1981)
  • Histoire Amicale du Bar à Joe (1987)
  • Dans les Bars (2002)


  • Sophie (1981, Vertige Graphic)
  • Sudor Sudaca (1986, Futuropolis). Republished under the title Automne et Printemps (1997)
  • Jeu de Lumieres (1988, Albin Michel)
  • L'Europe En Flammes (1990, Albin Michel)
  • Billie Holiday (1991, Casterman)
  • Le Cheval Sans Tête IV: Un héritage (1997, Amok Éditions)
  • Le Poète (1999, Vertige Graphic)
  • Le Livre (2004, Casterman)



  • El lado salvaje de la vida (1991)
  • El año que se escapó el león (2000)
  • En panne Seiche (2002)


  • Paraguay, crónica de un exterminio (Treatise - 1978)
  • Fragmentos (Poetry - 1998)
  • Memorias de un ladrón de discos (1999)

External links

  • Carlos Sampayo profile on Lambiek Comiclopedia
  • Extensive list of Carlos Sampayo titles in the Michigan State University Comic Art Collection

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