Job (comics)

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Job
Job - O Tour de la Bulle - P1210236.jpg
Job in 2009 at the 'O Tour de la Bulle' comic strip festival of Montpellier in France.
Born André Jobin
(1927-10-25) October 25, 1927 (age 89)
Delémont, Switzerland
Nationality Swiss
Notable works
Yakari

Job (born André Jobin on October 25, 1927) is a Swiss francophone comics creator. He is probably best known for his western children's comics series Yakari, of which he has written the scripts from 1973 until 2016.

Biography[edit]

André Jobin was born in Delémont, Switzerland. He became a journalist and founded Le Crapaud à lunettes in 1964, a magazine for children.

In 1967, he met Derib and hired him. In 1967 they published The Adventures of the Owl Pythagore together.

In 1969, he created the series Yakari, drawn by Derib.

In 1991, he was awarded with the Masters of Honor at the Sierre Comics Festival for his career.[1]

In 2016 wrote his last story about Yakari. Joris Chamblain will now continue with Derib.

Series[edit]

  • The Adventures of the Owl Pythagore (3 albums)
  • Yakari (39 albums) (1973-2016)

References[edit]