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André Franquin

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André Franquin
Born(1924-01-03)January 3, 1924
Etterbeek, Belgium
DiedJanuary 5, 1997(1997-01-05) (aged 73)
Saint-Laurent-du-Var, France
Notable worksSpirou et Fantasio
Gaston Lagaffe
Idées noires
Notable awardsfull list

SignatureFranquin's signature

André Franquin (3 January 1924 – 5 January 1997) was a Belgian comics artist. His best known comic strip creations are Gaston and Marsupilami. He made these when he worked on the Spirou et Fantasio comic strip from 1947 to 1969. This time is seen by many as the series' golden age.

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