from L'Intrepide

J. L. Rochelle was an artist who worked for the publishing house Editions Mondiales in the 1940s and 1950s. He drew 'Kick Harris' in the collection Fantôme of Editions Mondiales (Del Duca) in the 1940s. This same Rochelle also produced short (photo) comics for L'Intrépide, the magazine of the same publisher in the late 1950s.

Rochelle also worked for magazines of the publishing house Fleurus in the 1950s. For about 13 months in 1955 he illustrated the frontcover of Fripounet et Marisette, and also made an adventure of 'Gil et Mahé Poufrinet'.

from L'Intrepide
photo comic from L'Intrépide

The name of Rochelle also appeared in Tintin during the 1950s and 1960s, and it is said that he worked under the pen name Rol as well. However, Rol was the signature for a press artist called Roland Venet, whose style resembles the stories signed with Rol in Tintin.

cover by JL Rochelle

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