Prisonniers des Patagons, by Gaston Jacquement
Prisonniers des Patagons (Bayard)

Gaston Jacquement was born in Limoges. He took courses in Decorative Arts in his native town before heading off to Paris to take a job at the Ecole Estienne printing firm. He made his comics debut in 1940 with the title comic of Jean et Paul magazine for Éditions Bonne Presse, as well as the strip 'Chien Bob'. He additionally made illustrations for Marie-France and Le Foyer.

Le Week-end de Papus, art by Gaston Jacquement (Almanach Pelerin, 1951
Le Week-end de Papus (Almanach Pélerin, 1951)

After the War, he began a collaboration with Bayard magazine, for which he drew stories like 'Papus le Marin', 'Aventure au Tibet', and 'Prisonnier des Patagons'. In Bernadette, he drew 'L'Oiseau des Îles' from a script by Myriam Catalany, which was published in album the following year. Also for Bernardette, he illustrated the adventures of 'Martine et Zozo' from scripts by Henriette Robitaillie, which he signed with Tricky. Jacquement was additionally present in the post-War issues of Le Croisé, for which he drew 'Capitaine du Roi'. For the press, he has drawn the strip 'Les Chevaliers de la Belle Etoile', published in La Croix in 1955.

Bayard page by Gaston Jacquement, 1949
Bayard page by Gaston Jacquement (1949)

Last updated: 2007-08-31

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