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RUBINE

 
Rubine is a comic book series drawn by François Walthéry in collaboration with screenwriter Mythic. The series that was published by Le Lombard, issued since 1993, is about a super beautiful redhead policewoman. The Scenery of her adventures are set in the contemporary Chicago.
 
Caracters
 
Rubine Killarney
Rubine Killarney is a Detective. Her father is still the local sheriff away. Hence, she has a taste for police work to do and chose to make a career in the dangerous Chicago as a detective. Meanwhile she is also a police Inspector.
 
Jay Killarney
Jay is the older brother of Rubine. Jay is a computer specialist which sometimes turns out to be useful. When he has time, he tries, as well as Shirley, to find a suitable husband for his sister.
 
Shirley
Shirley is  Rubines colleague. She is just as attractive but is not as strict as Rubine. Also she tries to find a man again and again for Rubine, but to no avail. She is also detective but despite her same degree as Rubine, she stands in the shadow of her colleague Rubine.
 

François Walthéry

 
Born 17 January 1946 (1946-01-17) (age 65)
Argenteau, Belgium
Nationality Belgian
Area(s) artist
Notable works Natacha
Rubine

François Walthéry (born 17 January 1946 in Argenteau near Liège) is a Belgian comics artist, best known for his series featuring an adventurous flight attendant, Natacha.

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Biography

Walthéry began his career in 1962 during studies at the Institut Saint-Luc in Liège, when he collaborated with scenario writer Mittéï to create his first comic, Pipo.[1] The following year, Walthéry started working for Peyo, assisting on The Smurfs, Johan et Pirlouit and Benoît Brisefer. Eventually he assumed creative responsibility of the series Jacky et Célestin, taking over from Will.[1]

He started his best known work series in 1967, working with a script by Gos to create Natacha.[2] Several years in the making, the series did not make its debut until 26 February 1970, in the comics magazine Spirou.[3]

Partial bibliography

Natacha, hôtesse de l’air (1971)

  • Natacha
  1. Natacha, hôtesse de l’air (written by Gos), Dupuis, 1971.
  2. Natacha et le Maharadjah (written by Gos), Dupuis, 1972.
  3. La mémoire de métal (written by Étienne Borgers), Dupuis, 1974. Also contains Un brin de panique (written by Marc Wasterlain)
  4. Un Trône pour Natacha (written by Maurice Tillieux), Dupuis, 1975.
  5. Double vol, (written by Mittéï and Walthéry, Dupuis), 1976. Also contains L’étoile du berger (written by Gos) and Un tour de passe-passe (written by Lemasque).
  6. Le treizième apôtre (written by Maurice Tillieux), Dupuis, 1978.
  7. L’hôtesse et Mona Lisa (written by Mittéï, additional art by Pierre Seron), Dupuis, 1979. Also contains Natacha et les petits miquets (written by Walthéry and Mittéï).
  8. Instantanés pour Caltech (written by Étienne Borgers, additional art by Jidéhem), Dupuis, 1981.
  9. Les machines incertaines (written by Étienne Borgers, additional art by Jidéhem), Dupuis, 1983.
  10. L’ile d’outre-monde (written by Marc Wasterlain, additional art by Will), Dupuis, 1984.
  11. Le grand pari (written by Mittéï, additional art by Laudec), Dupuis, 1985.
  12. Les culottes de fer (written by Mittéï, additional art by Laudec), Dupuis, 1986.
  13. Les nomades du ciel (written by Raoul Cauvin, additional art by Laudec), Dupuis, 1988.
  14. Cauchemirage (written by Mythic, additional art by Mittéï), Marsu Productions, 1989.
  15. La ceinture du Cherchemidi (written by Peyo, additional art by Mittéï), Marsu Productions, 1992.
  16. L’ange blond (written by Maurice Tillieux, additional art by Georges Van Linthout), Marsu Productions, 1994.
  17. La veuve noire (written by Michel Dusart, additional art by Georges Van Linthout), Marsu Productions, 1997.
  18. Natacha et les dinosaures (written by Marc Wasterlain), Marsu Productions, 1998.
  • Le Vieux Bleu (written by Raoul Cauvin), Dupuis, 1980 translated in Walloon under the title Li vî Bleû
  • Le p’tit bout d’chique
  1. Le p’tit bout d’chique, Marsu Productions, 1989
  2. Bout à bout (written by Serdu), Marsu Productions, 1992
  • Rubine
  1. Les mémoires troubles (written by Mythic), Le Lombard, 1993
  2. Fenêtre sur rue (written by Mythic), Le Lombard, 1994
  3. Le second témoin (written by Mythic), Le Lombard, 1995
    …later continued by other artists.

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