Interpol by Steven Dupré

Steven Dupré was born in Mortsel, near Antwerp, Flanders. He studied plastic arts in Antwerp and did illustration work for the Flemish Comics Centre (Vlaams Stripcentrum) from the early 1980s. In 1986, he cooperated on the collective album 'Cynisme en Sarcasme' of the publishing house Clumzy, and contributed 'Romeo's Kustperikelen' to Scriptoria's Zee-Zon-Zand-Stripboek. He then went to work for the Flemish press under the pseudonym Dust, doing the daily comic about the viking 'Wolf' in the newspapers Het Volk and Het Laatste Nieuws for six and a half years.

Sarah & Robin, by Steven Dupré
Sarah en Robin

In 1993, he created the semi-realistic series 'Sarah en Robin' for Suske en Wiske Weekblad at Standaard Uitgeverij. This series, about a girl and her invisible playmate, was published in albums starting in 1996. The series won the award for 'Best Dutch-language Comic' at the Comics Festival of Durbuy, Belgium. In addition, he assisted Jan Bosschaert on the inking of several albums in the series 'Sam'. In 1994, Dupré illustrated a local comic about the history of the town Courtrai. He eventually turned to animation and became character designer and lay-out artist. In 1995 he drew the comic 'Waldo's Horrorland' from a script by Dick Briel and Ruud den Drijver for Veronicagids.

Coma, by Steven Dupré

He continued his comics activities with the fantasy series 'Coma' at the publishing house Glénat from 2002 to 2004. In 2005, he illustrated the episode 'La Gourmandise' in the 'Pandora Box' series of the publishing house Dupuis. In 2006 he started working on a comic based on the French TV series 'Kaamelott' with writer Alexandre Astier for the publishing house Casterman. In 2010 he created the series 'Interpol' with Alcante for Dupuis, and his series about Nordic mythology, 'Midgard', for which he does script and art, is published since 2011. In that same year, he received the Bronzen Adhemar, the official Flemish Community Cultural Prize for Comics. In 2004 Dupré won the Grote Prijs voor de Kortstrip (later the Plastieken Plunk) for his work 'Selkie'. In 2007 he won it again, together with Kristof Spaey, this time for their album 'Back to Reality'. 

In 2013 he briefly succeeded Dirk Stallaert as the illustrator of Urbanus' 'De Geverniste Vernepelingskes'.  

Dupré paid tribute to Pom in the collective homage album 'Kroepie en Boelie Boemboem. Avontuur in de 21ste Eeuw' (2010).

Kaamelott by Steven Dupré

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