Death of BD cartoonist

Philippe Adamov at the age of 63

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DISAPPEARANCE - This heir to Moebius created the series The Eaux de Mortelune, which has become a classic of fantasy and SF.


“Today we are deeply saddened to learn of the death of a great man of the ninth art. Philippe Adamov died Monday at 63, "Glénat announced on Wednesday. "The generosity of his realistic design, his finesse and his subtleties were the mirror of a modest man of great kindness," the publisher saluted, "adds the press release.

Born in 1956, the cartoonist discovered in the 1960s, the cartoon through the worlds of Paul Cuvelier, Jijé or Harold Foster. After studying at the École Estienne, he joined the René Laloux Studios in Angers as a decorative trainee. Three years ago. But his encounter with Moebius, his absolute reference, will determine his artistic choices. The cartoonist will then be illustrated in SF.

In 1978, in Paris, he embarked on illustration, working for several publishers, including Casterman, Robert Laffont or Le Masque. In 1983 he collaborated on the creation of a comic with Xavier Seguin for the Okapi newspaper. If she will never appear on an album, she will still be able to draw the keen eye of Henri Filippini, Collection Director at Éditions Gléna


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