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Juan Antonio Giménez López (born November 16, 1943, died April 02, 2020) was an Argentinian Comic Book artist. He was known for his gorgeous, fully hand-painted artwork.

Juan Giménez was most well-known globally for his art on Alejandro Jodorowsky's seminal series, The Metabarons. He also worked on Heavy Metal, and has contributed frequently to Heavy Metal Magazine. Other works he's illustrated include La Cittá with Italian Ricardo Barreiro, his own Le Quatrième Pouvoir (The Fourth Power), and contributions to Italian fantasy magazine L'Eternauta.

He passed away in April 2020, from complications related to COVID-19.

His personal website is here, in Spanish only. A gallery of his work can be found here. Most of his work contains nudity.


Giménez' work contains examples of:

  • Author Appeal
    • Buxom Is Better: No surprise here, he is a comic book artist after all.
    • Robosexual: A look at the gallery linked above shows that he likes drawing hot women in compromising positions with robots.
  • Scenery Porn. Giménez is applauded for his incredible attention to detail, which extends to his beautiful scenery. He can paint space battles and paradise landscapes with equal skill.

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