Smurfs #1: The Purple Smurfs by Yvan Delporte, Peyo


Smurfs #1: The Purple Smurfs by Yvan Delporte, Peyo

Yvan Delporte The most recognizable, appealing, blue characters in comics return in this new series from Papercutz. This debut volume introduces us to the Smurf village, and features two Smurf-tastic stories. In The Purple Smurf, when a strange fly bites one of the Smurfs, a full-on epidemic develops in the Smurf Village. After being bit, a Smurf turns purple, his vocabulary is reduced to one word ( gnap! ), and he goes berserk! The purple Smurf runs amok, biting other Smurfs on the tail and turning them purple too! It's up to Papa Smurf to find a cure. The Flying Smurf features the inspiring tale of a Smurf with a dream to fly!

About the Author

PIERRE CULLIFORD, born in Belgium in 1928, was the cartoonist known as Peyo. Peyo began his career working with some of Belgium's most talented cartoonists, including his lifelong writing partner Yvan Delporte. In 1958, The Smurfs made their first appearance and went on to become the world-famous characters we know and love today.Considered a legend in the comics world, YVAN DELPORTE was a writer often credited with helping to usher in the Golden Age of Franco-Belgian comics. Best known for his work on THE SMURFS, Delporte also served as editor-in-chief for the comics magazine Spirou, helping to create the memorable comics character Gaston Lagaffe.

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56 pages


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Publication date

25th August 2010



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