Jean Giraud, alias Moebius 08:05:1938 to 10:03:2012

Farewell to artist and legend Jean Giraud alias Moebius who sadly lost his fight to cancer on Saturday, an inspiration to many of today’s artists.  http://www.moebius.fr/

Read The Guardian obituary here http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/mar/12/jean-giraud?newsfeed=true

Cartoonist Jean Giraud, aka Moebius, poses in front of a fresco made from one of his albums (Picture: AFP/Getty)

Blueberry, the comic book character made famous by Moebius

ALSO AVAILABLE

Documentary about Frenchman Jean Giraud, one of the most influential comic strip illustrators and authors of all time and also one of the genre’s best kept secrets. He achieved his greatest fame under the pseudonym/alter ego Moebius, and his artistic influence extends beyond Europe to the USA and Japan. Features interviews with Giraud himself, Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, American comic book artists Jim Lee and Mike Mignolla and many others.

In Search of Moebius – Jean Giraud clip 1/3 available here http://dai.ly/fbCprZ

In Search of Moebius – Jean Giraud clip 2/3 available here http://dai.ly/fl2gp6

In Search of Moebius – Jean Giraud clip 3/3 available here http://dai.ly/hjH0rS

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