|Editor in Chief||Pierre Huet|
|First issue||October 1979|
|Final issue||April 1995|
Croc ("Fang" in French) was begun in October 1979 by Jacques Hurtubise, Hélène Fleury, and Roch Côté, with the help of an $80,000 grant from the ministère des Affaires culturelles du Québec ("Québec Ministry of Cultural Affairs"). It printed the work of many leading cartoonists of the era, many of whom were able to launch their careers through the magazine's help, including animator Claude Cloutier.
Croc begat another magazine, Titanic, dedicated entirely to comics. Croc's publishers briefly distributed a localised edition of MAD magazine from 1991-1992, which adapted and translated existing "MAD" back articles by replacing New York City references to Montréal contexts.
For a number of reasons, Croc ceased publication in April 1995 after 189 issues.
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