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#1 Stefancos

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 04:22 PM

Jean Giraud, the famous French comic book artist also known under the pen name Mœbius has passed away today after a long illness

http://www.comicbook...rticle&id=37456

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 04:34 PM

I read about this a few hours ago and I'm feeling really sad. He made a part of my childhood.

Au revoir, maître.

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 04:49 PM

Farewell, Dear Jean.

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 04:57 PM

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 05:27 PM

Sh!t! Sad news indeed.

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 05:56 PM

In my teenage years, when I was immersed in the comic book world, trying my luck on the otherwise small comics business in Portugal, Jean Giraud was a major influence. I loved his "Incal" series.
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Posted 11 March 2012 - 09:48 AM

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For those who didn't know this, Moebius was very influential to Ridley Scott and most notably Blade Runner.


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Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:08 AM

RIP...
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Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:13 AM

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For those who didn't know this, Moebius was very influential to Ridley Scott and most notably Blade Runner.


And that panel is from a 16-page story with Dan O'Bannon, The Long Tomorrow.

However I think all this posting of pictures only shows what was part of his talent. The guy was a brilliant storyteller.




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