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Canardo cover by Benoît Sokal - Original Cover

Canardo cover

Original Cover
(A Suivre) 35


The US have Donald Duck, Daffy Duck and Howard The Duck - Belgium and France have Canardo, a hard-boiled detective partly inspired by (the not so hard-boiled) Inspector Columbo and living in a surrealistic funny (or not so funny) animal world. A hit in the 1980s and still going strong. This cover is from (A Suivre) No. 35 and shows Canardo with his doggy friend. The cover for the first album is similar.

About Benoît Sokal

Benoît Sokal (born 28 June 1954 in Brussels) is a Belgian comic artist and video game developer, best known for his comics series Inspector Canardo, and the adventure game series Syberia. He studied at the École Supérieure des Arts Saint-Luc in Brussels, together with many contemporary Belgian comic artists like François Schuiten. He began drawing for À Suivre magazine in 1978. He created the Inspector Canardo series, featuring a depressed anthropomorphic duck detective with a penchant for cigarettes, alcohol and femmes fatales, before working on other titles.


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jule Very nice cover.
Nov 9, 2019, 12:01 PM
rubine magnifique
Feb 18, 2019, 8:15 PM
gerald81 Absolutely brilliant. The dog which perspires by looking at the gun aimed at him. Very great. Good choice!
May 11, 2015, 4:36 PM
vroooum J'adore...merci pour le partage ;-)
Mar 19, 2015, 7:36 PM
Duchateau Wonderfull, this is THE album that made me mad about comics.
Jan 17, 2014, 4:38 PM