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Frigidaire Cover 1990 Moebius Liberatore by Moebius, Tanino Liberatore - Original Cover
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Frigidaire Cover 1990 Moebius Liberatore

Original Cover
1990
Acrylic
Frigidaire Dec 1990 Cover

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Gorgeous painted cover piece by Moebius and Liberatore. There is a bit of a story here. I got this from a friend a little while ago. At the time I got it and when it sold an auction over a decade ago it was listed as inks by Moebius and Liberatore coloring/painted. Through research, help of friends and someone being able to ask Liberatore directly its true nature has come to light. The underlying art is inks by Moebius but the underlying inks are printed. This same image was used for two other projects. One as a portfolio piece and the second was for the cover of Moebius in L.A. All are done differently but with the same underlying line work. On this particular cover, Liberatore reinked much of it and painted it. I would consider this piece a finished, painted Liberatore cover "after Moebius". I don't think it would be a color print since it has been reworked and reinked. I can't call it Moebius pencils as he never touched the pieces. Regardless, a great image and collaboration of two of the greatest modern European artist from a time period that would have been the prime of both. See additional images. Published cover to Frigidaire December 1990. I would consider trading for Tardi, Pratt or Herimann.

About Moebius

Jean Henri Gaston Giraud was a French artist, cartoonist and writer who worked in the Franco-Belgian bandes dessinées (BD) tradition. Giraud garnered worldwide acclaim predominantly under the pseudonym Mœbius and to a lesser extent Gir which he used for the Blueberry series and his Western themed paintings. Esteemed by Federico Fellini, Stan Lee and Hayao Miyazaki among others, he has been described as the most influential bandes dessinées artist after Hergé. His most famous works include the series Blueberry, created with writer Jean-Michel Charlier, featuring one of the first anti-heroes in Western comics. As Mœbius he created a wide range of science fiction and fantasy comics in a highly imaginative, surreal, almost abstract style. These works include Arzach and the Airtight Garage of Jerry Cornelius. He also collaborated with avant-garde filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky for an unproduced adaptation of Dune and the comic book series The Incal. Mœbius also contributed storyboards and concept designs to numerous science fiction and fantasy films, such as Alien, Tron, The Fifth Element and The Abyss. Blueberry was adapted for the screen in 2004 by French director Jan Kounen.

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Roniz Wonderfabulous!!!!
Feb 17, 2019, 5:15 PM
Bdborabora Magnifique illustration d'un Duo D'Artiste Hors du commun et d'une Période Extraordinaire !!!!!!!! , Beautiful .
Oct 19, 2016, 1:50 PM
Zenitram Superbe dessin ! Liberatore est un remarquable artiste !
Feb 3, 2016, 7:05 AM
RA Amazing art cross roads of Moebius imagination and Liberatore colours and technique....
Jan 31, 2016, 9:24 PM
alaflamouth Superbe, elle existe vraiment cette planche...
Jan 31, 2016, 12:20 AM
Difool Nice !
Jan 30, 2016, 8:16 PM
VINBLOOD Waouh ! Wonderful ! Lucky man , my friend !
Jan 30, 2016, 7:51 PM