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Ratapoil, planche 0, 1989. by Marc Wasterlain - Comic Strip
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Ratapoil, planche 0, 1989.

Comic Strip
1989
Ink

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Marc WASTERLAIN : encre de chine et trame collée pour la toute première planche de la série RATAPOIL. Projet resté inédit. Planche signée dans le titre et en case 6.



La série sera finalisée sous forme de gag en 4 strips s'affranchissant du modèle du gaufrier. Ce premier projet adopte une tonalité beaucoup plus adulte et absurde que ce qui sera finalement retenu. On est assez proche ici du nonsense et de l'univers décalé de Grabadu et Gabaliouchtou de Jean TABARY. Loin de ce premier jet, RATAPOIL sera une série destinée aux enfants, dans une lignée bien plus classique et conventionnelle.



About Marc Wasterlain

Born in Erquelinnes, Marc Wasterlain cancelled his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Mons to take specialized comics courses at the C.A.D. in Brussels. After obtaining his degree, he became Dino Attanasio's assistant on 'Modeste et Pompon', the gag series created by André Franquin for Tintin magazine. He joined Studio Peyo in 1966, and cooperated on series like 'The Smurfs' and 'Benoît Brisefer', as well as the 'Poussyclopédie' in Spirou, well into the 1970s. Both Wasterlain and Walthéry continued to help Peyo out on 'Smurfs' stories long after they left the studio. He had his solo debut with the humorous science fiction series 'Bob Moon et Titania' in Tintin in 1971. Two years later, he created a series of poetic short stories starring 'Monsieur Bonhomme'. In addition, he created 'Lapomme' for Achille Talon Magazine. Wasterlain made his comeback in Spirou in 1975, when he launched his magical and poetic 'Docteur Poche' series. Text (c) Lambiek

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renardeau Excellent!...et, ainsi que vous nous le faîtes souvent remarquer, quelle finesse de dessin!
Nov 3, 2016 12:04 AM