Gorg Mallia

Cartoonist, Visual Artist

1957 –


Who is Gorg Mallia?

Gorg Mallia is a communications academic, author and cartoonist working on the island of Malta. He is a senior lecturer at the Centre for Communication Technology, University of Malta.

He has a B.A. in English Literature and an M.A. in Communications, both from the University of Malta, and a Ph.D in Instructional Technology, from the University of Sheffield, UK. He specialises in Print and Presentation Media, Personal Communications and Branding, and Instructional Design and Technology.

As an author, Gorg Mallia has produced mostly children's books, which he has also illustrated. His "Pullu" series for very young children is very popular in Malta and has introduced countless children to reading in Maltese. He has also written two collections of experimental short stories for adults. He was editor of the comics series "Avventura", 1982 and "Il-Komik", 1983-1984.

Gorg Mallia is one of Malta's best known cartoonists. His cartoons have been published in newspapers and magazines throughout the island. From 1993 to 2008 he produced what was then Malta's only regular socio-political comic strip in The Sunday Times. He has published extensively both in his academic fields of interest and creatively.

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Nov 9, 1957
  • University of Sheffield
Lived in
  • Malta

on July 23, 2013


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