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Marsupilami - Couv. Journal Spirou n°1682 by André Franquin - Original Cover
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Marsupilami - Couv. Journal Spirou n°1682

Original Cover
1970
Ink
Couverture complète (avec queue Marsup par Franquin)
Couverture num. 1682

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Houba, houba !!! Boing, boing, boing...
Force est de reconnaitre que le génie du Marsupilami c'est de nous faire retomber en enfance, dans un monde d'onomatopées et d'insouciance où rien ne semble impossible (à l'image de son infini appendice dont il fait un multi-usage à rendre jaloux Mister Fantastic...)

Et c'est tout le génie de Franquin que de faire ressentir sa malice en quelques traits par des yeux pétillants et une langue sortie joyeuse. Le type de personnage immédiatement sympathique de prime abord (même s'il faut se méfier de ses colères)

Mention spéciale pour la queue du Marsupilami que Franquin a utilisé comme fil jaune des autres cases sur la couverture du Journal de Spirou n° 1682 (cf image jointe)

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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Nadin Craquant !!
Jan 8, 2018 8:20 PM
Zenitram Magnifique ! Quelle présence !
Apr 2, 2016 7:37 AM
Mike Top, très frais comme dessin, j'adore +++
Jul 30, 2015 8:50 PM
CORNILLON très beau, et sur un Spirou que j'ai relu mainte fois .
Jul 3, 2015 9:15 PM
bobfish01 un must...
Aug 19, 2014 8:07 AM
vroooum Il est très sympa ce Marsupilami+++
Feb 11, 2014 7:45 PM
mariol le marsu de Franquin... Superbe pièce. J'adore !
Jan 19, 2014 10:30 AM
gurn3665 Comment c'est trop bôôôô !!!!
Jan 18, 2014 7:34 PM
MattMurdock Waw...Waw....et encore Waw...Superbe
Jan 18, 2014 4:58 PM
astrum c'est vraiment super !
Jan 18, 2014 4:14 PM