Mar 232017

Sooo… It has been almost half a year since the last proper Publications Update, and increasingly dated “news” has been piling up like the urgent mail in Gaston’s office. Anyway, let’s get it over with! If you’re keen to see Zorglub or Gaston in English, the original pages from Tome & Janry’s albums, or the latest one-shots in just about every language the series is published in, there’s good news… Continue reading »

May 282014
'Lupo Modern' Sammelband 5 cover (ill. Vlado Magdic? after Franquin; (c) Pabel/Kauka/Gevacur, Dupuis and the artist; image from

‘Lupo modern’ Sammelband #5 (1965)

Most Kauka covers adopted a house style, but the artist responsible for this one (whom one source tentatively identifies as Vlado Magdic) seems to have tried to imitate Franquin, recreating a scene straight out of Spirou et les héritiers (Spirou #4, “Spirou and the Heirs”). The book is a digest collecting three issues of the anthology magazine Lupo modern, where that same adventure ran in installments under the title “Pit und Pikkolo: Onkel Gustavs Testament”.

(I’ve looked around for a better scan, but couldn’t find anything.)