Bourbon Street by Alexis Chabert
Bourbon Street

Alexis Chabert was born in Paris. He studied Fine Arts in Versailles, but left after only a couple of months to study classical guitar at the Conservatorium of Music. He returned to comics and art however, although he also continued to make music. He worked with a graphic studio for six years, allthewile working on a comics project with his friend Eric Suchère. He teamed up with writer Didier Convard after presenting his work to publisher Delcourt. Chabert and Convard made four books of the medieval comic series 'Rogon le Leu' between 1995 and 2001, and a fifth installment in the series was drawn by Sébastien Cosset.

Rogon le Leu, by Alexis Chabert
Rogon le Leu

He additionally worked with Bertrand Escaich on the children's comic book 'Noémie' for Pointe Noire in 2001. Two years later, he created 'La Prophétie des Deux Mondes' with Frédéric Lenoir, a heroic fantasy comic that was published by Albin Michel until 2008. Chabert and Lenoir were also present in L'Écho des Savanes magazine with 'L'Élu', a satirical comic about George W. Bush. In 2009 Chabert worked with François Dimberton on the graphic novel 'Taxi Molloy', that was published by Bamboo.

Noémie by Alexis Chabert

He could express his passion for music in his next graphic novel, that was called 'Bourbon Street' and was situated in New Orleans. It was written by Philippe Charlot and published by Bamboo in two books in 2011 and 2012. Chabert then teamed up with writer Michaël Sztanke for 'La faute, une vie en Corée du Nord', a "docu-fiction" about life in North Korea (Delcourt, 2014). He worked with Dimberton again on comic books about comedian Louis de Funès (Delcourt, 2014) and singer Serge Gainsbourg (Jungle!, 2015).

Louis de Funès by Alexis Chabert
Louis de Funès

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