Feb 132016

Spirou portrait (ill. René Follet; Copyright (c) by the artist; Spirou (c) Dupuis; photo by Dominique Léonard)

Spirou Reporter was recently contacted by a reader, Dominique Léonard, who shared photos from his collection of Spirou fanart and homages by a number of artists. In particular there were a number of paintings by René Follet, an artist we’ve featured several times before. This time, let’s collect all the pieces in one gallery. Continue reading »

Nov 082013
'Les valeurs du Marsupilami' ("The Marsupilami Values"; ill. Follet; (c) the artist; image via comicartfans.com)

‘Les valeurs du Marsupilami’ (“The Marsupilami Values”) by René Follet. Image from Comic Art Fans.

I love this image. Apparently it is a mockup cover for a proposed art book, but Follet and Dionnet couldn’t get the necessary permission from the copyright holders. Follet is a veteran Belgian comics illustrator, and he has produced a number of great pieces of fanart.

Nov 022013

Spirou and Fantasio (ill. Chaland; (c) Dupuis and the artist; image via Artcurial)

The Paris auction house Artcurial have announced the lots for sale in their next big comics auction, on 16 November. They include first editions and a number of pieces of Spirou art, as well as other works by artists such as Jijé and Franquin (and many non-Spirou greats as well). Continue reading »