Bibi Fricotin fait le tour du monde by Louis Forton - Comic Strip
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Bibi Fricotin fait le tour du monde

Comic Strip
Mixed Media

Comment

Planche publiée dans Le Petit Illustré. (1930)
Encre et lavis de bleu.

Publication

  • Bibi Fricotin fait le tour du monde
  • Société Parisienne D'édition
  • 01/1930
  • Interior page

About Louis Forton

Louis Forton is one of the pioneers of French comics and the creator of the classic series 'Les Pieds Nickelés' (1908-1934) and 'Bibi Fricotin' (1924-1934). He was one of the major contributors to the early 20th century magazines Le Petit Illustré and L'Épatant, alongside such contemporaries as Louis Tybalt, Raoul Thomen, Marcel Arnac and E. Nicolson. Forton was renowned for his amusing drawing style and subversive streak, particularly in his signature series 'Les Pieds Nickelés'. The latter often took a stance against aristocrats and politicians and has therefore remained a favorite among fans of satire. Countless comics artists have rebooted the series over the decades. Even today - more than a century old (!) - it's still in production, making it the second longest-running French comics series after Jo Valle's 'L'Espiègle Lili' (1909-1998), and one of the longest-running comics series period! Together with Émile-Joseph Pinchon's 'Bécassine' (1905), Forton's 'Les Pieds Nickelés' were at the vanguard of the modern French comic strip with recurring characters. Text (c) Lambiek

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gurn3665 Tres chouette planche !!!
Aug 22, 2014, 8:46 PM
Zenitram Sacrė bibi !! Belle planche non remontėe... Super!!
Aug 22, 2014, 7:49 PM