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Tag Archives: Spirou
I’m on some kind of a diet for the moment. So I’m not at all surprised (even though I’m a bit miffed about it) that I see comics-branded sweets all over town now. But I still take pictures of them.
In the October 14 issue of Spirou Magazine, Clear line cartoonist, and one time Blake and Mortimer artist Ted Benoit morphs famed characters Spirou and Fantasio into his own creations, private eye Ray Banana and his femme de chambre Thelma … Continue reading
Much as the regular Spirou Et Fantasio series is getting rather tiresome, the spin-off series, Une Avonture de Spirou et Fantasio is nothing less than fantastic. The most recent addition to this collection, Schwartz and Yann’s Le Groom Vert-de-Gris, is … Continue reading
French cartoonist Emile Bravo drew this beautiful image for the BD A Bastia 2009 festival. Bravo was also the creative genius behind Le Journal d’Un Ingénue, which told an alternative origin story of classic BD hero Spirou.
Belgian comics magazine Spirou celebrates its seventieth birthday, and Plunk creator Luc Cromheecke celebrates this with a cartoon which is totally him !
Belgian tennis godess Justine Henin has invested in the Belgian basketball team Spirous (Charleroi). Hence this cartoon by Vincent Rif from L’Echo de la Bourse. By the way, hello to all readers from the Justine Henin forum ! Welcome to … Continue reading
Late last year I visited the “World of Franquin” exhibition in Brussels with my kids. It was a great show, with lots of real life objects that were lifted from several Spirou and Gaston stories that Franquin did. I was … Continue reading
This is the last post I’ll write about the fake stamps that were included with the comics weekly Spirou in 2001. In order to make enough fuzz about this campaign, the first issue also contained a few stamp-themed features and … Continue reading
I mentioned the fake stamps that were added to four issues of the Francobelgian weekly “Spirou” in february-march, 2001 once or twice before. As I managed to buy these issues from a guy in Brussels who was selling his complete … Continue reading
Earlier I blogged about some very beautiful fake stamps I found on Ebay that supposedly had been issued as a supplement with the Belgian comics magazine Spirou in 1961. Tout Spirou, a wonderful website covering everything about that magazine, gives … Continue reading