Les Amours Célèbres, by Louis Moles

The French illustrator Louis Moles was one of the main illustrators of the 'Le Crime ne Paie Pas' and 'Les Amours Célèbres' strips, that appeared in the daily France-Soir from 1950 to 1970. These "vertical" comics, written and documented by Paul Gordeaux and later Robert Mallat, told the story of famous police enigmas or love stories.

Les Frères Comballier, by Louis Moles

Other artists that illustrated these features were for example Jean Bellus, Jean-Albert Carlotti, Jacques Pecnard, Jacques Grange, Charles Popineau, and Andreas Rosenberg, but also famous names like Albert Uderzo, Jean-Claude Forest and Jean Ache did an occasional story. In 1950, Moles adapted a 'Rouletabille' novel to a daily strip in France Soir.

Les Amours Célèbres, by Louis Moles

Last updated: 2014-04-24

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