Jim Canada by Claude Bordet
Jim Canada

Claude Bordet was born in Givors, and attended the School of Fine Arts in Lyon from 1936 to 1939. In 1941, he was illustrator for the magazine Louveteau, and was subsequently working for the magazines of the Fleurus group, including Coeurs Vaillants. After the War, he was a member of Studio Chott, drawing among others 'Big Bill le Casseur' (1947). In 1952, he joined the publishing house Impéria, where he produced stories with originally British heroes like 'Tex Tone', 'Jim Canada' and 'Buck John'.

In 1956 he made the comic album 'Fifi et ses Deux Amis' for the publisher Willeb, and produced work for the comic books of Puits-Pelu. He drew for 'Johnny Texas', 'Tomahawk' and 'Puck' (finishing 'Les Trois Colts' for Yves Mondet). He left Impéria in 1965 and joined Lug, where he became retoucher of foreign comics. He also created 'Tanka' in Nevada as well as several other stories which he signed Claudy. Claude Bordet retired in 1983.

Fifi et ses deux amis, by Claude Bordet
Fifi et ses deux amis

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