Of all the Spirou covers created for Interpresse, this is in my personal view clearly the best. In fact, I tend to prefer it to the original Franquin cover!
This one is an oddity: a cover that was redrawn twice, for no immediately discernible reason.
The “Fanart Friday” series of posts features unofficial Spirou art and homages, by amateurs and professionals alike. But there are also illustrations that aren’t by any of the “regular” Spirou artists, but have still been officially commissioned by Dupuis – or more often, by publishers in other countries. So under “It’s Official” we’ll look at some of these pieces: a few of them good, most of them bad. Let’s start off with one that’s somewhere in between: