Lot 139
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PAUL GILLON THE CASTAWAYS OF TIME La Mort sinueuse (T.2), Les Humanoïdes Associés 1989 Original cover of the reissue. Signed. India ink on paper 49.7 × 64.8 cm (19.57 × 25.51 in.) Suffering from coxalgia (tuberculosis of the hip) since childhood, Paul Gillon drew in a standing position, so to speak, never in the same position, on large formats. His drawing comes from the classic comics he discovered in the hospital in the great pre-war illustrated books: the theatrical layouts of Flash Gordon by Alex Raymond, the sumptuous black and white of Terry & the Pirates by Milton Caniff, the impeccable drawing of Prince Valiant by Hal Foster or the inventive pen strokes of René Giffey. But he always clung to the trends of his time, joining Métal Hurlant and then L'Écho des Savanes. This is why Gillon's drawing is never dated. It remains powerful, eternal...
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