Since the age of eleven, DERIB has drawn the human body and . After having a job as a horseback riding instructor, DERIB went to Brussels to start a career in comics. He got a job at Studio PEYO, where he worked on several stories with Les SCHTROUMPFS (THE SMURFS), that were published in SPIROU. He also produced his first realistic series, as ARNAUD DE CASTELOUP DE CASTELOUP (1966).
From 1967, he teamed up with Maurice Rosy to start the series about the talking dog 'Attila' in SPIROU. That same year, he created the joking owl PYTHAGORE with Job. For that same magazine, DERIB and Job also created the little Indian YAKARI, DERIB's first big success. In 1970, he joined TINTIN magazine, where he began making western comics written by Michel Greg, such as 'Go West'. DERIB subsequently created the famous BUDDY LONGWAY series on his own in 1972, which he continued until 1987, and then restarted in 2002.
Unlike other comics, DERIB and GREG let their characters evolve throughout the series. From 1978, the YAKARI series also appeared in TINTIN. In addition to TINTIN, DERIB collaborated on ACHILLE TALON magazine, where he drew Les AHLALAAAS (written by Greg). In 1981 appeared RED ROAD, a western that can be considered DERIB's masterpiece.
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