illustration from Pierrot, by Georges Bourdin (1930)
Pierrot (1930)

Georges Bourdin worked as an illustrator for Le Sourire in 1908. He subsequently contributed to L'Humoriste (1909) and to the publications of Editions du Petit Echo, such as Pierrot, Lisette and Guignol between 1929 and 1942. After the War, he made four episodes of the 'Arsène Lupin' newspaper strip for France-Soir in 1948-49.

from Pierrot, by Georges Bourdin (1940)
Pierrot (1940)

He cooperated with Jean-Michel Charlier on 'L'Histoire de Cochise', which was published in Jeannot in July 1957. This strip layed the foundation for the successful 'Blueberry' series, that Charlier started with Jean Giraud in Pilote a couple of years later.

L'Histoire de Cochise, by Georges Bourdin
L'Histoire de Cochise

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