Marino Degano (born June 22, 1960 in Udine, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy) is an Italian author, cartoonist and Illustrator .
He is the Creator of the Cucaracha comic, which is published every month in Science and Junior Life . He is the author of drawings for the European press, as well as many puzzles in Heye 1 publications in Munich (Germany).
Born in Italy , Marino Degano arrived in Germany at the age of two. He grew up in Baden-Baden in southern Germany , then studied at the Strasbourg higher school of decorative arts . He published his first book, Spotlight on Dragons, in 1986 in Glénat.
Since 1985, he has been working as an independent Illustrator .
He currently resides in Strasbourg and Hamburg