Francois Bourgeon



François Bourgeon was born in Paris in 1945. He studied classics, perfected his design in various workshops, and passes the entrance to the school for arts and crafts from which he graduated after three years of study with a degree of master glassmaker. His first story appeared in comics in 1972: The enemy comes from the sea in Lisette (the closure of the newspaper, he joined Fleurus). Brunelle and Colin are published in Djin. Meanwhile, he worked at Pif to depict The wyvern Bernard Clavel or extracts of Jules Verne, etc. ... In 1978, Glénat offer to François Bourgeon to edit Brunelle and Colin album and offered him the opportunity to begin a series in the magazine Circus. And start "The Passengers on the Wind". The first album, The Girl on the poop won him an Alfred in Angoulême in 1979, then followed the pontoon, the counter of Judah, The Serpent hour and Wood of ebony. He began another series to Casterman under the title "The Companions of the Dusk" in three volumes: "The Curse of the timber from the mists", "tin eyes of the creepy town" and "the last song of Malaterre". In October 1993, born of a collaboration with Claude Lacroix, Casterman edit the first of two books on the "Cycle Cyann": The source and the probe. The second volume, Six seasons of Ilo issued in October 1997. In 1994, the series will be reissued "Passengers Wind" who became a classic, proposed in a version newly photoetched leaving better see the work's original coloring of the author.
Many posters Art Edition are made in parallell to the albums, limited edition and signed by the author.