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HUBINON Victor

Victor Hubinon is one of the classic artists of Belgian realistic comics, known for creating famous series like 'Buck Dany' and 'Barbe-Rouge' with Jean-Michel Charlier. Born in Angleur, Hubinon studied decoration, painting, etching and drawing at the Academy of Fine Arts in Liège. After the Second World War, during which he fled to England and served in the Royal Navy, he got a job at the printing firm of the the newspaper La Meuse.

He went to work for the magazines of the publishing house Dupuis in the mid 1940s. For Spirou he started out making illustrations for editorial sections. In 1946, he drew the short war story 'L'Agonie du Bismarck' together with Jean-Michel Charlier, who also wrote the script. In that same year, he created cover illustrations and the comic strips 'Loudemer' and 'Durdefeuille' for Le Moustique, also published by Dupuis, that he signed Victor Hughes.

Shortly afterwards, Hubinon was asked to illustrate the aviation comic 'Buck Danny' by Georges Troisfontaines, head of the World's P. Press agency. 'Buck Danny' premiered in Spirou in January 1947. Initially scripted by Troisfontaines, the writing duties were soon handed over the Jean-Michel Charlier, who initially also contributed to the artwork. Hubinon has illustrated the adventures of this aviation hero for the rest of his career. While the series' antagonists don't grow older, the series follows the current affairs and wars since World War II. Hubinon continued to work on this series until his death in 1979. He was succeeded by Francis Bergèse.

 

 

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Original comic page 37 from volume 16 of REDBEARD by Victor HUBINON

Original comic page 37 from volume 16 of REDBEARD by Victor HUBINON

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Original comic page 8 from volume 14 of REDBEARD by Victor HUBINON

Original comic page 8 from volume 14 of REDBEARD by Victor HUBINON

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HUBINON Victor

HUBINON Victor

Birth : 1924-04-26
Death : 1979-01-08
Country : Belgium