SOS Serum by Jean-Pierre Boivent
S.O.S. Serum (Pilote 278, 1965)

Jean-Pierre Boivent is a French artist with a specialization in drawings about motor sports, who worked for French comic books during the 1950s and 1960s. He started out as a letterer for the magazine Far-West by Éditions de Châteaudun. He also illustrated an episode of 'Brik' for the publisher Aventures et Voyages. He made illustrations and short stories for Pierrot during the second half of the 1950s. Boivent created 'Éric Tête-Folle' in Pirates together with Paul Bérato in 1960.

From 1961, he wrote and illustrated editorial sections about race cars for Pilote magazine, and also produced a couple of short stories on this subject starring characters like 'Marc Langlois et Jacques Dunan' and 'Pat Chanroy'. He additionally made occasional appearances in Record, Spirou and Tintin. Jean-Pierre Boivent left the field of comics during the 1970s, and turned to making promotional art for motor sports.

Last updated: 2014-03-22

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