Il etait une fois by Sylvain Vallée
Il était une fois en France... #5

Fascinated by comics, Sannois-born Sylvain Vallée cooperated on fanzines like Les Cahiers Ludiques and took courses at the Saint-Luc Institute in Brussels. He returned to France in 1996, where he drew his first comic books containing short stories ('A ce soir, Chérie', 'Plein ma Brouette'), that were published by Oh, la Vache! in Rennes. He was also involved in the A.L.A.B.D., the organisation behind the Laval comics festival and several expositions. He additionally served as a press and advertising illustrator for Haut Anjou and Ouest-France, while also organizing comics courses for children.

L'Écrin by Sylvain Vallée
L'Écrin

While still at school and drawing for the press, he wrote and drew his first long comic, 'L'Écrin', that was published by Éditions du Cycliste in 1997. He continued his association with this publisher by making illustrations for posters inspired by famous films. By 1999, Vallée took over artwork of Kraehn's 'Gil Saint-André' series. Kraehn remained attached to the series as the writer.

Also for Glénat, he also teamed up with Fabien Nury, with whom he made 'Il était une fois en France', about the life of the Rumanian Jew Joseph Joanovici in France during World War II. for Glénat in 2006.

Gil St André by Sylvain Vallée
Gil St. André

Laatste update: 2012-07-13

Series en boeken door Sylvain Vallée op voorraad in de Lambiek Webshop:

X

Since 1999, Lambiek presents the Comiclopedia as a free service to comic fans from all over the world. The database has expanded to over 12,000 biographies of international comic artists, and also has an extensive Dutch section about comics in the Netherlands.
For 15 years, the site was funded from the resources of our Amsterdam-based shop. However, the current economical circumstances make it difficult for us to maintain this service. At the moment the Comiclopedia's sole editor works for us free of charge, aided by a couple of (international) volunteers.

If you want to help us continue and improve our ever- expanding database, we would appreciate your donation through Paypal.