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Couverture journal Spirou by André Franquin - Original Cover
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Couverture journal Spirou

Original Cover
circa 1975
Mixed Media
30 x 23 cm (11,81 x 9,06 in.)

About André Franquin

André Franquin is undoubtedly the grandmaster of the so-called "School of Marcinelle", the group of artists that worked for the magazine Spirou during its heyday in the 1950s and 1960s. A true legend in the world of comics, Franquin earned countless fans, both for his series in general, as well as his dynamic, energetic and vivid drawing style. Between 1946 and 1969 he succeeded Jijé on Spirou's title character 'Spirou'. Franquin enriched the franchise by creating longer, more complex and ambitious narratives. He also introduced several characters still used by his successors, including the Count of Champignac, the Mayor of Champignac, Zorglub, Zantafio, Seccotine and one of the world's most strangest animals, the Marsupilami, who'd inspire a succesful spin-off series of its own. Franquin is unanimously regarded as the best artist 'Spirou' ever had. Above all he was a comedic genius. He crafted some of the funniest gag comics ever made, such as about the couple 'Modeste et Pompon' (1955-1959) and of course his signature series 'Gaston Lagaffe' (1957-1996), about the most incompetent office clerk who ever existed. In the dawn of his career, Franquin started drawing more adult comics as well, of which the nihilistic and satirical 'Idées Noires' (1977) is the most notorious and celebrated. Text (c) Lambiek
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boby La vache ! Hey ho, faut prévenir ! J’avais pas mis mes lunettes de soleil !!!
Sep 20, 2018, 10:07 PM
tzynn Les couleurs ont l’air splendides
Aug 28, 2018, 11:11 PM
Nevermind2b Juste sublime !
Aug 24, 2018, 11:14 AM
LL Bwouff ! C'est possible ça ? Merci pour le partage. je suis prêt pour un vide-grenier chez vous !
Aug 23, 2018, 9:03 AM
ArieK Beautiful !
Aug 22, 2018, 10:31 PM
Ronald Mimi...tout plein!
Aug 22, 2018, 9:08 PM
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Aug 22, 2018, 7:23 PM
Wolverine Quelle beauté merci du partage
Aug 22, 2018, 7:18 PM
CORNILLON Ah oui ,quand-même...
Aug 22, 2018, 6:37 PM
Trystan Une magnifique piece
Aug 22, 2018, 6:08 PM
D2J5 Superbe, en effet!!
Aug 22, 2018, 5:58 PM
RA Fabuleuse couverture....merci de nous en faire profiter
Aug 22, 2018, 2:38 PM
Spirou Epatant. Merci du partage de ce petit bijou.
Aug 22, 2018, 1:30 PM