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(Geneva, 16 November 1943)
Comes from the father and mother genovese, with Guido Scala and Carlo Chendi, decided to use an old cottage of his friend Bottaro, located outside the city as a Center for the production of a cartoon to feature film. The idea was also due to suggestion (same accounts Abbas) that in those years had Walt Disney and his first studio in the garage of his uncle Robert in the suburb of Burbank, Los Angeles; garage and had then start all production of Disney. After the school experience of Rapallo, interpreted in a totally personal (he was designer and author of texts), he moved to Genoa in early 1951, where he started a collaboration with Edizioni Alpe di Milano, for which creates characters like: Monkeys Trik e Trak, the Gorilla Napoleon and Robot Man , singular anticipation of life bionics interacting with humans. Follow the same time: King Pistachio, also published in France by the Publisher Victor Broussard as Roy Pistarche ; Peter and Genius ; The incredible Ernesto, Nicolino and Lowell, the latter characters from Sicily, posthumous tribute to father who died prematurely. The common denominator of all the characters is the ironic and surreal, that will always be a distinctive feature of all production of Abbas, in later years. In 1963 Franco Aloisi leave Genoa for Rome and the capital shall be the meeting with the world of entertainment. Also in 1963 participates in the Grand Prix telecast in the team. In 1965 enters RAI with radio, then television with comedies and dramas by Anton Giulio Majano The woman of Flowers and Mario Landi, and some major movie productions as Bronte : Chronicle of a massacre that the history books haven't spokeator by Florestano Vancini. From 1976 Malik Abbas decides to return to the world of illustration and Visual Arts and opened a studio in Tuscany, where he still works, devoting himself to a painting that, according to critics, dreamlike perealista is defined, with the production of oils on canvas, screen prints and sculptures.