Feb 122015

Earlier this week, the official Spirou site posted a page of “deleted scenes” from La Grosse tête (“The Big Head”). Whether these were ever really intended for inclusion or are just offered as a teaser for the album (on sale 20. March), it’s a fun little series of vignettes, and since we missed a scanlation recently, I thought this might make up for it:

'La Grosse tête' bonus/teaser page (ill. Téhem, Makyo, Toldac; (c) Dupuis and the artists; SR scanlation)

Feb 102015

The bad boy of the Spirou universe gets his own album, Spirou’s wartime adventures (in WWII and the present-day) see releases in Scandinavian, Spanish and German, and more… (Updated 11. February) Continue reading »

Feb 082015

"Friends of Spirou Code of Honor" 3 ('Les Amis de Spirou Code d'Honneur' 3; ill. Jijé & Jean Doisy; (c) Dupuis and the artists; SR scanlation)

I’m with Georges on this one. The whole thing seems pretty unfair. In fact, Jijé didn’t care for the scouts or the scouting element of ADS, which he considered a form of indoctrination similar to fascist youth groups. So perhaps he deliberately undermined the message in this strip?

Update: The accompanying Dutch text from Robbedoes Almanak 1944, translated by Miriam: Continue reading »