Denise Millet

Denise Millet (15 May 1933 – 28 March 2020) was a French illustrator and comic book artist.[1] She worked with her husband, Claude Millet.

Denise Millet
Born15 May 1933
Died28 March 2020(2020-03-28) (aged 86)
OccupationIllustrator, comic book artist


The works of Claude and Denise Millet spanned from 1976 to 2019 and included nearly 200 titles. The pair collaborated with Bayard Presse, and designed the comic strip Pic et Pik, written by Stéphanie Janicot.[2] They also drew a biographical comic of Martin Luther King, Jr., written by Benoît Marchon.

Besides comics, Millet worked in advertising, communication, and cinema. She, along with Claude, designed the poster for I Hate Actors (1986), which was nominated for the César Award for Best Poster.

Denise Millet died on 28 March 2020 at the age of 86 in Lariboisière Hospital, Paris, due to COVID-19.[3]


  1. ^ "La dessinatrice Denise Millet victime du coronavirus". Livres Hebdo (in French). 31 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Denise Millet emportée par le Covid-19…". BD Zoom (in French). 30 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Coronavirus: les visages de la tragédie en France". BFM TV (in French). 3 April 2020.