About Claude Pascal
After his studies in Applied Arts in Paris, Claude Pascal went to work as the assistant of René Brantonne in 1949. In that same year, he made comic adaptation of the MGM film 'Jody et le Faon' for O.K. and he began a collaboration with the publishing house Vaillant. There, he was present in 34 with 'Deux Journalistes Enquêtent' and in Vaillant with 'Louk' (1953-60), both with scripts by Roger Lécureux. In 1957-58 he additionally illustrated the aviation comic 'Les Chats Huants'.
In 1955, he expanded his activities and began collaborations with the Société Générale d'Édition (Sans Peur, À Travers le Monde, O'Kay, Les Loups), S.N.P.I. ('Le Chevalier Biscaye' in Dennis) and the Société Parisienne d'Édition (Fillette, Davy Crockett). In this period, Pascal also illustrated comic adaptations of novels for the collection Mondial Aventures, such as 'Buffalo Bill', 'Sitting Bull', 'Robinson' and 'Hurrican Kid'. For Ima, he produced short stories, as well as 'Le Bouddah de Jade' and 'Le Ranch aux Fantômes' in 1957-58.
In the 1960s, his work appeared in Pilote. He made various short stories, worked with Germain Fontenelle on 'Le Capitan', illustrated 'Bob Morane' tales, and created short-lived series.
Between 1965 and 1979, Pascal was one of the main providers of 'Belles Histoires de l'Oncle Paul' in Spirou.
Text (c) Lambiek