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Frederic Othon Aristid (1913-2013), known as Fred, is one of France's most influential and revered cartoonists. In the sixties, Fred co-founded Hara-Kiri, the leading satitical publication of the May '69 movement - he designed its first 60 covers. Philemon, his story for young readers, was first published in Pilote in 1972 by Rene Goscinny, the author of the Asterix series.