Dec 102015
 

In the special Christmas issue of the Journal de Spirou (#4051-4052), there’s a full-page ad that promises “Soon: A new magazine in the Spirou universe” and the date 7. January, along with the cartoon below:

Advertising cartoon for 'Groom' (ill. Romain Dutreix; Copyright (c) 2015 by Dupuis and the artist; image from facebook.com)

“We’re not getting anywhere, boss. He isn’t coughing up anything but random nonsense… He’s a tough one!” “Continue grilling him! I want to taste what he’s cooking up…”

The same picture (by Romain Dutreix) was posted by Dupuis to Facebook, and next week’s issue of the Journal carries another ad, drawn by Munuera (with Napoleon and a Storm Trooper, to fit in with the issue’s Star Wars-theme). So what is this about? Continue reading »