comic from Zinc, by Gilles Nicoulaud
Zinc #12 (April 1973)

Gilles Nicoulaud, born in Chateaubriand, studied sculpting at the School of Fine Arts in Rennes. He worked as a drawing teacher for a short while, before he began drawing for the Parisian press. He co-founded the alternative comic magazine Zinc with Guitton and Soulas in 1971. The magazine disappeared in 1974, as did its political counterpart, Politicon.

Afterwards, Nicoulaud's work appeared in a variety of magazines, including Charlie Mensuel, Mépris, La Gueule Ouverte, Charlie-Hebdo, Hara-Kiri, Mords-y-l'oil, Que Choisir, Siné-massacre, Quatre Saisons, Politique Aujourd'hui, Zéro, Libération, Basta, Passages, L'Anamorfico and Le Chasseur Français. He was a member of the Humoristes Associés, and participated in all the group's expositions and books. He published two books himself, 'Bouquin Presque Carré' and 'L'Almanach Nicoulaud'.

cover for Zinc, by Gilles Nicoulaud
Zinc #12 (April 1973). The man depicted on the cover is French president Georges Pompidou. 

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