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Victor Hubinon (26 April 1924 – 8 January 1979, Belgium) Victor Hubinon is one of the classic artists of Belgian realistic comics, known for creating famous series like ‘Buck Dany’ and ‘Barbe-Rouge’ with Jean-Michel Charlier. Born in Angleur, Hubinon studied decoration, painting, etching and drawing at the Academy of Fine Arts in Liège. After the Second World War, during which he fled to England and served in the Royal Navy, he got a job at the printing firm of the the newspaper La Meuse.
He went to work for the magazines of the publishing house Dupuis in the mid 1940s. For Spirou he started out making illustrations for editorial sections. In 1946, he drew the short war story ‘L’Agonie du Bismarck’ together with Jean-Michel Charlier, who also wrote the script. In that same year, he created cover illustrations and the comic strips ‘Loudemer’ and ‘Durdefeuille’ for Le Moustique, also published by Dupuis, that he signed Victor Hughes.
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