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PAAPE  Eddy

Eddy PAAPE was one of the classic artists of 20th century Belgian comics. After his studies in applied arts, he started out working in the C.B.A. animation studio with Jacques Eggermont in his birthtown Liège in 1942. There, he met André Franquin and Morris, who introduced him to Dupuis publishers. For this publisher, he began making some cover illustrations for Bonnes Soirées magazine, as well as assisting Jijé on the 'Emmanuel' comic.

His first large comics assigment was taking over the 'Valhardi' series from Jijé. Paape drew this detective series between 1946 and 1954 in Spirou, working with scenarists like Jean Doisy, Jean-Michel Charlier and Yvan Delporte. However Paape did a great job on this detective series, only a few of his stories have appeared in albums.

Paape was affiliated with Georges Troisfontaines's World Press syndicate, and through this agency, he illustrated the first stories in the educational 'Les Belles Histoires de l'Oncle Paul' series. He also assisted Hubinon on 'Buck Danny' and 'Surcouf', and provided the illustrations for sections llike 'Le Coin des Petits Curieux', 'Le Coin des Dégourdis' and 'Questionnez, le Fureteur vous répondra'.

Paape was additionally present in Risque-Tout with 'André Lefort' (scripts by Charlier) and he drew various stories for La Libre Belgique and Pistolin under the pseudonyms Mil Pat and Jo Legay. Together with Jean-Michel Charlier, Paape started his first personal series, 'Marc Dacier', in Spirou in 1958. At first he was still strongly influenced by Hubinon in his artwork, but along the way the acquired his own, personal style. In that same year, he made a comics biography of 'Winston Chuchill' with scriptwriter Octave Joly.

While active for Spirou, Paape also worked for Record and Pilote on the side. In Record, he made 'Ned Tiger' with Charlier and 'Pathos de Sétungac' with Hubinon in the period 1962-65. In Pilote he produced various short stories and game pages, using the signatures Péli and Jo Legay.

In 1966, Eddy Paape stopped his collaboration with Spirou and joined Tintin. There, he made short stories with Yves Duval and he started his most famous series, the science-fiction comic 'Luc Oriënt', with the scenarist Greg. Other series he created for Tintin were 'Jeux de Toah' (in 1969 with André-Paul Duchâteau), 'Tommy Banco' (in 1970 with Greg), 'Yorik des Tempêtes' (in 1971 with Duchâteau) and 'Udolfo' (in 1978 with Andreas and Duchâteau).

Between 1969 and 1976, Paape was a teacher at the Saint-Luc institute in Brussels, where the taught several artists of new generation the finer points of the comics profession, such as Andreas, Wurm and Berthet. After his retirement, Paape continued to attend comics festivals and signing sessions. He passed away on 12 May 2012, at the age of 91.

We are simply very touched and happy to offer our visitors the opportunity to acquire some of the most beautiful boards from the work of Eddy PAAPE. All you have to do is search your favorite album for the boards that make you dream and contact us by email at contact@galerienapoleon.com or by phone at 00 33 (0)1 44 61 11 10.

 

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Original comic page 5 Tome 12 L'or du vent d'est  of Eddy Paape

Original comic page 5 Tome 12 L'or du vent d'est of Eddy Paape

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Original comic page 27 Tome 5 La main noire of Eddy Paape

Original comic page 27 Tome 5 La main noire of Eddy Paape

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Original comic page 16 Tome 5 La main noire of Eddy Paape

Original comic page 16 Tome 5 La main noire of Eddy Paape

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Original comic page 41 Tome 4 Le secret de la mer de corail of Eddy Paape

Original comic page 41 Tome 4 Le secret de la mer de corail of Eddy Paape

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Original comic page 29 Tome 4 Le secret de la mer de corail of Eddy Paape

Original comic page 29 Tome 4 Le secret de la mer de corail of Eddy Paape

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Original comic page 26 Tome 8 Le péril guette sous la mer by Eddy Paape

Original comic page 26 Tome 8 Le péril guette sous la mer by Eddy Paape

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Original comic page 23 Tome 3 Au delà du Pacifique by Eddy Paape

Original comic page 23 Tome 3 Au delà du Pacifique by Eddy Paape

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Original comic page 5 from MARC DACIER tome 2 A la poursuite du soleil planche by PAAPE

Original comic page 5 from MARC DACIER tome 2 A la poursuite du soleil planche by PAAPE

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Original comic page 4 from MARC DACIER tome 2 A la poursuite du soleil planche by PAAPE

Original comic page 4 from MARC DACIER tome 2 A la poursuite du soleil planche by PAAPE

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Original comic page 24 from MARC DACIER tome 2 A la poursuite du soleil planche by PAAPE

Original comic page 24 from MARC DACIER tome 2 A la poursuite du soleil planche by PAAPE

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Original comic page from LUC ORIENT  page 20 Issue 12 La porte de cristal by Eddy PAAPE

Original comic page from LUC ORIENT page 20 Issue 12 La porte de cristal by Eddy PAAPE

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Original comic page 34 of MARC DACIER Au-delà du Pacifique by Eddy PAAPE

Original comic page 34 of MARC DACIER Au-delà du Pacifique by Eddy PAAPE

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Original comic page 12 of MARC DACIER Les 7 cités de Cibola by Eddy PAAPE

Original comic page 12 of MARC DACIER Les 7 cités de Cibola by Eddy PAAPE

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Original comic page 16 Issue 11 of MARC DACIER Chasse à l'Homme by Eddy PAAPE

Original comic page 16 Issue 11 of MARC DACIER Chasse à l'Homme by Eddy PAAPE

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Original comic page YPG5 of Yorik by Eddy PAAPE

Original comic page YPG5 of Yorik by Eddy PAAPE

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Original comic page YLP7 of Yorik by Eddy PAAPE

Original comic page YLP7 of Yorik by Eddy PAAPE

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Original comic page GA4 of Yorik by Eddy PAAPE

Original comic page GA4 of Yorik by Eddy PAAPE

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Original comic page YPG4-turban of YORIK by Eddy PAAPE

Original comic page YPG4-turban of YORIK by Eddy PAAPE

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Eddy Paape's LUC ORIENT original comic page 39

Eddy Paape's LUC ORIENT original comic page 39

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MARC DACIER original comic art 43a by Eddy Paape

MARC DACIER original comic art 43a by Eddy Paape

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MARC DACIER Issue 10 original comic page 24

MARC DACIER Issue 10 original comic page 24

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Original comic art 21 of LUC ORIENT tome 8 LA LEGION DES ANGES MAUDITS

Original comic art 21 of LUC ORIENT tome 8 LA LEGION DES ANGES MAUDITS

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Original comic art of LUC ORIENT tome 9 24H POR LA PLANETE TERRE

Original comic art of LUC ORIENT tome 9 24H POR LA PLANETE TERRE

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Original comic art 14 of MARC DACIER tome 11.La chasse à l'homme by Eddy PAAPE

Original comic art 14 of MARC DACIER tome 11.La chasse à l'homme by Eddy PAAPE

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PAAPE  Eddy

PAAPE Eddy

Birth : 1920-07-03
Death : 2012-05-12
Country : Belgium