After nearly thirty years of absence, cartoon character Guust Flater returns. Belgian comics publisher Dupuis announced this Thursday. album Filter strikes again It will be released on October 19. The publisher expects to distribute 1.2 million copies.
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‘It’s a risk. But since Guust Flater is one of the most recognizable characters in the Franco-Belgian comedy, we think we have to get bigger,” says Stéphane Beaujean, Dupuis’ managing editor.
“Few people expected the return of Guust Flater, but now is the time,” Bojian said. According to him, many comic book heroes would disappear into oblivion if they did not get a second part.
Canadian comedian Mark Delafontaine, better known as Delaf, will be in charge of the series. According to comic book fanatics, his style is very similar to that of the original driving force behind Guust Flater, Belgian cartoonist André Franquin. He died in 1997.
The popular character made his debut in the comedy weekly Spirou in 1957. Three years later, Guust Flater received his debut album titled Sober. He laughed† The last album was released in 1996.
The Adventures of Guust Flater has been translated into twenty languages. More than thirty million albums have been sold.
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