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AZARA Jo-El

Joseph Franz Hedwig Loeckx, alias Jo-El AZARA was born in 1937 in Belgium.

After learning  in Saint-Luc institute in Bruxelles, he met Willy Vandersteen , the creator of Bob and Bobette, during summer 1953. After working with him on an album, he became Hergé's assistant in the studios in 1954.  He participate into the elaboration of L'affaire Tournesol and Les Bijoux de la Castafiore.

After seven years in Studio Hergé and many collaborations for magazines such as Caravane, Spirou and Le Soir Illustré, he continues to work for Tintin Magazine where creates a lot of short stories and some series.

He creates TAKA TAKATA , the myop and pacifist japanese soldier, with scenarist Vicq in 1965.

In 1969, he episodically draw an episode of CLIFTON on Greg scenario.

Jo-El AZARA also have a huge career an ad illustrator. Many french brands have used his talents. He also participed in the elaboration of the Parc Asterix near Paris.

The Napoleon Gallery has the pleasure to show you some pages of TAKA TAKATA's stories by one of the master in humour and drawing.

 

 

Consult the author's catalog

Original comic art Gag N°252 Mi-lourd de l'air by Jo-El AZARA

Original comic art Gag N°252 Mi-lourd de l'air by Jo-El AZARA

For Sale

1,500.00 Euros

Original comic art Gag N°23 Pédalons enfants de la patrie by Jo-El AZARA

Original comic art Gag N°23 Pédalons enfants de la patrie by Jo-El AZARA

For Sale

1,800.00 Euros

Original cover of TINTIN magazine by Jo-El AZARA

Original cover of TINTIN magazine by Jo-El AZARA

For Sale

1,350.00 Euros

Original comic art Gag number 136 Le petikado by Jo-El AZARA

Original comic art Gag number 136 Le petikado by Jo-El AZARA

Reserved

1,500.00 Euros

 
AZARA Jo-El

AZARA Jo-El

Birth : 1937-05-04
Country : Belgium