Thorgal is a Belgian - Polish comic book series by the Belgian writer Jean Van Hamme and the Polish graphic artist Grzegorz Rosinski.
This comic series started in 1977 and was originally published in serial form by the magazine "Tintin" and from 1980 on in hardcover volumes by Le Lombard
The series, which combines the classic Heroic Fantasy with elements of Science Fiction follows the adventures of the hero Thorgal , "The Child of the Stars" , an orphan discovered by Vikings in a space capsule during a tempest and raised among them
Grzegorz Rosinski : The Artist
Grzegorz Rosinski was born in Stalowa Wola in 1941.
In 1967 he graduated the Liceum of Fine Arts in Warsaw and then joined the Academy of Fine Arts of Warsaw.
Since 1980, 33 volumes have been published.
Thorgal 1980-still published (with Jean van Hamme and Yves Sente), 33 albums, Le Lombard .
Yves Sente was born in Uccle near Brussels in 1964.
He contributed cartoons to a number of magazines from 1986 on, including The Wall Street Journal Europe.
Jean Van Hamme : The Story Teller
In 1976, he became a full time writer, and in the next few years he published seven novels and some movie scripts, e.g. for Diva.
The fame of Van Hamme as one of the major comic authors of Europe is quite established .
The artists he works with draw the characters in a realistic style, even if the stories themselves tend to verge towards fantasy.
Thorgal Aegirsson: Son of Varth and Hayne, grandson of Xargos - captain of a spaceship on a way to Earth in search of energy sources.
Raised by Vikings (after the spaceship crashed on Earth) but not one of them, he shows traits of character and morality that many Vikings consider those of a weak man.
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