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Spip

Spip

The second portfolio in the collection “Le Cabinet des Estampes Franquin” is dedicated to that bundle of energy that is “Spip.” Franquin was a young man when he took over the mantle of “Spirou et Fantasio” from Jijé. Spip was but an ordinary squirrel, but the young André had vivid memories of a little squirrel from his childhood, and he knew that Spip could bring a welcome dose of vivacity to the series. His endearing movements and wonderful silhouette were made for bande dessinée. This portfolio gives ample proof…

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