Jean-Claude Mezieres

In Praise of… comic artist and illustrator Jean-Claude Mézières

Award-winning French comics artist and illustrator Jean-Claude Mézières is the co-creator of Valérian and Laureline with Pierre Christin, the popular, long-running science fiction comics series published in English by Cinebook that has influenced many science fiction and fantasy films, including… Read More ›

Original Tintin art by Hergé may sell for over £500,000 in Heritage’s First European Comic Art Auction

An extraordinary, 12-panel page of original Tintin art by Belgian cartoonist Hergé may sell for as much as $720,000 (over £533,400) in Heritage Auctions’ first European Comic Art Auction next month. The sale offers nearly 300 lots, including vintage artworks by… Read More ›

In Pictures: Valerian creators Pierre Christin and Jean Claude Mezieres in London

Last month, Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières were in London, at the Institut Francais, for an event titled Valerian & Laureline Disclosed. Chaired by comics expert Paul Gravett, the Valerian creators were full of life and were happy to rib each other… Read More ›

Valerian and Laureline’s co-creators head to London 

Valerian and Laureline‘s co-creators Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières are coming to London. Just confirmed, they will be in conversation with Paul Gravett on Saturday September 30th at the Institut Français du Royaume-Uni in South Kensington. This will be followed… Read More ›

In Review: Valerian & Laureline – Empire Of A Thousand Planets

Writer Pierre Christin and artist Jean-Claude Mézières’ spatio-temporal agents Valerian and Laureline return in the second book of their series to be published by Cinebook, The Empire Of A Thousand Planets. It is the 28th century and the two agents… Read More ›

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