Galerie Petits Papiers in Paris is holding an exhibition of homages to Spirou by various artists (many of them also available for sale). Here’s one of the pieces, by Alain Siauve:
(News via Spirou, ami, partout, toujours)
A cartoon or anime-inspired Spirou from tumblr. Looks pretty good, although the nose is maybe a little chunky; more Fantasio than Spirou in my opinion.
This last weekend, there was apparently a closing ceremony for the 2013 75th anniversary “Year of Spirou”, held in Charleroi, Belgium. Part of the event included a live art jam, a collaborative drawing by a number of the magazine’s artists: Yoann, Batem, Feroumont, and a number of others.
… And we’re back! To celebrate Jijé’s anniversary, I wanted to present one of his first Spirou stories, Spirou chez les esquimaux (“Spirou in the Land of the Eskimos”) from 1940–1941. For various reasons (partly all the work of editing Jijé’s elaborate titles) it has been delayed, but here are the first three pages, in any case.
Today is the one-hundredth anniversary of Jijé’s birth. So let’s take a look at one of the most influential figures in Belgian comics history, and one of the most important in the history of Spirou.
Not much to say about it, really. It’s nice, I like it.
This one is an oddity: a cover that was redrawn twice, for no immediately discernible reason.
Regarding the lateness of this Scanlation “Sunday” entry, I can only echo Spirou: “Darn it! To have lost so much time…” This installment of An Exquisite Corpse is by Guillaume Bouzard.
Today, direct from tumblr: