Monday, 12 March 2012


I heard the news early this evening about the death of French comic artist; Jean Giraud Moebius at age 73. I like to think he has just gone to another world instead; one like all those dreamy magic places that he created. I am dampened and sad, yet it is an amazing thing; his work strikes the visual chord on such an astounding level.

He has pathed the way. 

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This is one of my favourite illustrations of his; I scanned it from my own copy of Arzach. (I have a French version and don't speak much of the language, but that has never mattered to me). I shall sit and contemplate the loss...much like this chap is doing in the picture.

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