… 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.
The story picks up as Spirou has just escaped from some American gangsters in their airplane:
(I may have turned the Eskimos into surfer dudebros for my own amusement.) To be cont’d this weekend!