The exploits of Michel Vaillant. The return of Steve Warson.
Original edition. September 1965.
9th album in the Michel Vaillant series
Corners and ends of the back rubbed (see photos)
Yellow residue of sticky paper on the 4 endpapers (see photos)
Two burn holes on the first cover page and an identical hole on the title page (see photos)
Triangular missing (4 x 9 cm) at the top right of the title page (see photos)
Out-of-frame writing "73" at the top of the p. 13
Horizontal cutout and paper stick in the middle of the p. 30 (see photos)
P. 55 partially detached
Value in good condition according to the BDM (2017-2018) 120 euros.
Author of the LABOURDET and JULIE WOOD series, with the MICHEL VAILLANT series, JEAN GRATON transposes the golden age of automobile racing in the second half of the 20th century into a comic strip while describing the sporting, human and industrial aspects of it. this
With the Michel vaillant series, the scenarios highlight the importance of family. Michel is just one member among others of the Vaillant family.
Jean Graton introduces real characters into his comics. (Alain Prost, François Cevert, Jacky Ickx, Dan Gurney).
His sense of composition and movement are the basis of his success. The numerous cover pages of JOURNAL TINTIN drawn by JEAN GRATON demonstrate his talent for highlighting sport.
Having started in the SPIROU newspaper with the STORIES OF ONCLE PAUL, he was really discovered in 1957 in the JOURNAL TINTIN.
Author of more than 70 albums, JEAN GRATON made it his duty to go to all the circuits of the world to transmit with as much precision as possible, the races and their respective environments.
The MICHEL VAILLANT series was one of the best-sellers of the famous COLLECTION DU LOMBARD.
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