Tibet at Angoulême, January 1989
29 October 1931
|Died||3 January 2010 78) (aged|
| Tintin magazine|
Tibet (French: [tibɛ] ), the pseudonym of Gilbert Gascard ( [gaskaʁ] ; 29 October 1931 – 3 January 2010), was a French cartoonist in the Franco-Belgian comics tradition. Tibet, who debuted in 1947, is known for work produced for the Franco-Belgian comics magazine Tintin , most notably the long-running series Ric Hochet and Chick Bill .
René Goscinny was a French comic editor and writer, who created the Astérix comic book series with illustrator Albert Uderzo. He also worked on the comic series Lucky Luke with Morris and Iznogoud with Jean Tabary. He also wrote a series of children's books known as "Le Petit Nicolas".
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Le Lombard, known as Les Éditions du Lombard until 1989, is a Belgian comic book publisher established in 1946 when Tintin magazine was launched. Le Lombard is now part of Média-Participations, alongside publishers Dargaud and Dupuis, with each entity maintaining its editorial independence.
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This is a list of comics-related events in 1955.
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Ric Hochet is a Franco-Belgian comics series created by Tibet (drawings) and André-Paul Duchâteau (scripts). It first appeared on March 30, 1955 in the Franco-Belgian comics magazine Tintin.
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Chick Bill is a Franco-Belgian humorous Western comic book series created by Tibet. It was first published in 1953 in the Franco-Belgian comics magazines Ons Volkske and Chez Nous Junior, and began serial publication on October 19, 1955 in Tintin magazine under the title Les aventures de Chick Bill le cow-boy. 70 books of the series were published, and it lasted until Tibet's death in 2010. Tibet wrote many of the scripts as well as drawing all the episodes, but various stories were written by André-Paul Duchâteau and Greg and one episode was scripted by René Goscinny. Frank Brichau was credited as co-illustrator for the last two books.
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