Lot n° 167
4000 - 5000
MARCEL GOTLIB ◊
Original story board no. 1
L'Enseignement par les grands moyens
d'information en 6 planches, prepublished
in Pilote n° 309, September 23, 1965.
Signed. India ink and blue pencil on paper
41 × 54.4 cm (16.14 × 21.42 in.)
In this plate, Gotlib takes up Goscinny's method from Les Dingodossiers (to which he refers): the offbeat educational presentation. In it, he jokingly discusses the use of cinema and comics for teaching purposes, a commonplace occurrence today. This hilarious mix of James Bond and maths is not so much pedagogical as humorous. One of Gotlib's strong points is his typography: perfectly clear, beautifully stylized. It has to be said that, in his early days, Gotlib did lettering on the great classic comic strips of Opera Mundi. It shapes...
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