Tico (Pif Gadget #6, 31/03/1969)
Henri Dufranne started his career in Mon Journal, with ten pages of 'Titchioli'. Together with scenarist J.M. Pinçon, he started 'Thermogene', a series about ancient Greece. Afterwards, he worked for magazines like Journal de Bibi Fricotin and Journal des Pieds Nickelés. He assisted Christian Godard on 'Martin Milan' in Tintin in the late 1960s.
He was also present at Pilote with comics with scenarios by Fred, Linus, Lob, Reiser and Goscinny. In the magazine Pif, he assisted Marcel Gotlib on 'Gai-Luron', a series which he took over completely in 1971. He also worked on Roger Mas' 'Pifou' series and made gags starring the little indian 'Tico'. In the late 1970s, he drew 'Plop la Grenouille' with scripts by Serge le Tendre. Dufranne has done many one-page Disney gags for Le Journal de Mickey between 1978 and 1995. In 1985, he illustrated 'Réhac' with a script by Michel Motti in Tintin.