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Born in Paris, Paul Gillon (11 May 1926 – 21 May 2011) made his debut at the age of fourteen, making cover illustrations for scores, and doing caricatures of people from the music, theatre and cinema scene for Samedi-Soir, France Dimanche and Gavroche. In 1947, he started working for the comics magazine Vaillant, where he took over series such as ‘Lynx Blanc’ (from Bob Sim), ‘Cormoran’ (from Lucien Nortier) and ‘Wango’ (from E.T. Coelho), written by either Roger Lécureux or Jean Ollivier.
In addition, he created series of his own, such as ‘Fils de Chine’ (1950-53) and ‘Jérémie’ (1968). Starting in 1949, he was also present in 34 Caméra, Femmes d’Aujourd’hui, Rêves and Radar with short stories.
Continue reading about Paul Gillon at Lambiek Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/g/gillon_paul.htm
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