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Boule et Bill - Illustration pour album à colorier Dupuis - c.1963 by Roba - Illustration
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Boule et Bill - Illustration pour album à colorier Dupuis - c.1963

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Une image paisible et tendre d’une famille des années ‘60... mais terriblement datée ! Cet instantané est un cliché du patriarcat ambiant à cette epoque. Heureux que le monde évolue et que nos enfants connaissent un autre modèle. Reste le talent de Roba pour magnifier cette scène d’un autre temps, certes pas moins heureux, mais plus inéquitable...

About Roba

Jean Roba was one of the most popular artists of Spirou magazine, working for this weekly from the late 1950s until the mid 1980s. Born in Schaarbeek near Brussels, Roba had an education in several artistic disciplines such as Decorative Arts and fashion design. He began his career doing advertising illustrations through Studio Créas after fulfilling his military service in 1951. Roba worked for this studios for six years, and eventually became art director. It was the end of 1959 when, together with Maurice Rosy, Roba created a short story about a little boy and his Cocker Spaniel for Spirou's mini-books section: 'Boule et Bill contre les Mini-requins'. In the following year, he developed this comic into a gag strip inspired by Charles Schulz's 'Peanuts', that became his trademark comic. It was largely inspired by his own family life. He named the main character after his son, who had the nickname Bouboule and who also owned a Cocker Spaniel named Bill. The sympathetic and recognisable family strip appeared in Spirou's pages on a weekly base until 1987. After leaving Dupuis in 1987, Roba continued to draw 'Boule et Bill' for the publishing house Dargaud until his retirement. Throughout his career, he has made about 1000 gags pages with his beloved characters. Text (c) Lambiek

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BDNEO Superbe , une illustration de Boule et Bill d'une Extrême qualité ,c'est merveilleux.
Oct 15, 2020, 8:54 AM
Takoum Encore une pépite que je découvre dans cette top collection ! J ai un peu l impression d avoir une collection de nain quand je vois ça !!!
Jun 7, 2020, 9:54 AM
jlucparker Un idéal familial à colorier.
Jun 13, 2015, 8:23 AM
Zenitram trés sympa !! bravo !
Dec 10, 2014, 3:11 PM
TueurDEriban J'ai tjs aimé cette piece, je l'ai vu pour la premiere fois a un expo chez Francois a Bxl, très belle piece, bravo ! +++
Dec 9, 2014, 5:53 PM
Spirou Tout l'esprit de la série...
Dec 9, 2014, 8:41 AM
TontonCalou Bourré de charme et de nostalgie, j'adore !
Dec 8, 2014, 9:22 PM
YoannB Très mignon !
Dec 8, 2014, 5:30 PM
salome3544 Belle ambiance 60's ... Super chouette !
Dec 8, 2014, 5:06 PM
FDC Splendide! Bravo!!!
Dec 8, 2014, 4:14 PM