Jean-Pierre Dionnet (French: [djɔnɛ] ; born 25 November 1947) is a French comics writer and TV presenter. He has also worked as an editor-in-chief (in Métal Hurlant ), journalist, editor, film producer/distributor, and blogger.
He was the co-founder of the comics magazine Métal Hurlant in 1974. His works include Exterminateur 17 , with art by Enki Bilal.
Jean-Pierre Dionnet was born on 25 November 1947 in Paris, and at that time there was still rationing, so he spent the first five years in the Creuse.[ clarification needed ] He fell behind in school and focused solely on his goal of working in comics. While pursuing his dream of becoming a comics writer, he worked as a broker on the weekend, and he was also a bookstore clerk in the first rendition of Futuropolis. In the year of 1968, Jean-Pierre Dionnet began working for Pilote where he wrote scripts for Jean Solé, Yves Got, Philippe Druillet, Moebius, Annie Goetzinger, and Enki Bilal. 
Heavy Metal is an American science fiction and fantasy comics magazine, published beginning in 1977. The magazine is known primarily for its blend of dark fantasy/science fiction and erotica and steampunk comics.
Enki Bilal is a French comic book creator, comics artist and film director.
Jean Henri Gaston Giraud was a French artist, cartoonist, and writer who worked in the Franco-Belgian bandes dessinées (BD) tradition. Giraud garnered worldwide acclaim under the pseudonym Mœbius, as well as Gir outside the English-speaking world, used for the Blueberry series—his most successful creation in the non-English speaking parts of the world—and his Western-themed paintings. Esteemed by Federico Fellini, Stan Lee, and Hayao Miyazaki, among others, he has been described as the most influential bande dessinée artist after Hergé.
Métal hurlant is a French comics anthology of science fiction and horror comics stories. Originally created in 1974, the anthologies ceased publication in 1987, but revived between 2002 and 2004 in multilingual editions, and then again in 2020.
Pilote was a French comic magazine published from 1959 to 1989. Showcasing most of the major French or Belgian comics talents of its day the magazine introduced major series such as Astérix, Barbe-Rouge, Blueberry, Achille Talon, and Valérian et Laureline. Major comics writers like René Goscinny, Jean-Michel Charlier, Greg, Pierre Christin and Jacques Lob were featured in the magazine, as were artists such as Jijé, Morris, Albert Uderzo, Jean (Mœbius) Giraud, Enki Bilal, Jean-Claude Mézières, Jacques Tardi, Philippe Druillet, Marcel Gotlib, Alexis, and Annie Goetzinger.
Pierre Christin is a French comics creator and writer.
Jean-Claude Mézières was a French bandes dessinées artist and illustrator. Born in Paris and raised in nearby Saint-Mandé, he was introduced to drawing by his elder brother and influenced by comics artists such as Hergé, Andre Franquin and Morris and later by Jijé and Jack Davis. Educated at the École nationale supérieure des arts appliqués et des métiers d'art, he worked upon graduation as an illustrator for books and magazines as well as in advertising. A lifelong interest in the Wild West led him to travel to the United States in 1965 in search of adventure as a cowboy, an experience that would prove influential on his later work.
Philippe Druillet is a French comics artist and creator, and an innovator in visual design.
Les Humanoïdes Associés is a Franco-American publishing house specializing in comics and graphic novels, founded in December 1974 by comic artists Mœbius, Jean-Pierre Dionnet, Philippe Druillet, and financial director Bernard Farkas with the goal to publish the magazine Métal Hurlant,which focused on science fiction. It later expanded to include works from across comic book genres. Considered revolutionary in the comic book form at the time, chiefly due to its focus on the science fiction genre, the work found in Humanoïdes inspired many generations of authors and filmmakers.
Yves Chaland was a French cartoonist.
Marc Caro is a French filmmaker and cartoonist best known for his projects with Jean-Pierre Jeunet.
Jean-Pierre Bouyxou is a French film critic, author, filmmaker and actor.
Jacques de Loustal is a French comics artist who uses a painterly style reminiscent of David Hockney.
Caza, the pseudonym of Philippe Cazaumayou, is a French comics artist.
Juan Antonio Giménez López was an Argentine comic book artist and writer, most recognized for his detailed machine-like imagery. Among his noted works include stories for the French Métal Hurlant and the Italian L'Eternauta magazines, and the comic series Metabarons co-developed by Alejandro Jodorowsky.
Fabrice A Giger is a literary publisher and film & TV producer. The son of Swiss painter José Giger, he is well known for publishing thousands of comic books / graphic novels from such authors as Alejandro Jodorowsky, Mœbius, Enki Bilal and John Cassaday.
Exterminator 17 is a French comic written by Jean-Pierre Dionnet and drawn by Enki Bilal. It appeared in Metal Hurlant magazine in 1979. A second trilogy, entitled La Trilogie d'Ellis and drawn by Igor Baranko, was published in 2003–2008.
Frank Margerin is a French author and illustrator of comics.
Chantal Montellier, born on August 1, 1947, in Bouthéon near Saint-Étienne in the Loire Department, is a French comics creator and artist, editorial cartoonist, novelist, and painter. As the first female editorial cartoonist in France, she is noted for pioneering women's involvement in comic books.
Denis Sire was a French cartoonist.