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Peyo created The Smurfs in his comic strip "Johan and Peewit." Peyo wrote and drew several extremely popular comic series in Europe throughout his storied career. In 2008 the country of Belgium celebrated the 50th Anniversary of The Smurfs by issuing a 5 Euro coin featuring his beloved creation.
Willy Maltaite, also known as Will, was a French comics creator and artist who created the backgrounds and scenery for Benny Breakiron. He is a founding member of the Marcinelle school, and one of the most respected French comics artists of his generation. Over a long association with the comics magazine "Le Joyrnal de Spirou" that began in 1947, Will created, illustrated, and wrote several series, including "Tif et Tondu" and "Isabelle." From 1958-1960, he was the artistic director of "Tintin." He died in February 2000, having spent over 50 years in comics.

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""Benny Breakiron" is the story of a nice little boy who has Superman-like powers whose weakness is the common cold. It's beautiful and utterly charming." -- ICV2

"It's an exciting moment in American comics when a European creator of such stature is given an entree to new readership with such careful attention to original artwork and sensitive translation methods." -- COMICS BEAT


"Benny Breakiron" is the story of a nice little boy who has Superman-like powers whose weakness is the common cold. It's beautiful and utterly charming. "ICV2"

It's an exciting moment in American comics when a European creator of such stature is given an entree to new readership with such careful attention to original artwork and sensitive translation methods. "COMICS BEAT""


Benny Breakiron is the story of a nice little boy who has Superman-like powers whose weakness is the common cold. It's beautiful and utterly charming. ICV2

It's an exciting moment in American comics when a European creator of such stature is given an entree to new readership with such careful attention to original artwork and sensitive translation methods. COMICS BEAT

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"Benny Breakiron is the story of a nice little boy who has Superman-like powers whose weakness is the common cold. It's beautiful and utterly charming." --ICV2

"It's an exciting moment in American comics when a European creator of such stature is given an entree to new readership with such careful attention to original artwork and sensitive translation methods." --COMICS BEAT


-Benny Breakiron is the story of a nice little boy who has Superman-like powers whose weakness is the common cold. It's beautiful and utterly charming.- --ICV2

-It's an exciting moment in American comics when a European creator of such stature is given an entree to new readership with such careful attention to original artwork and sensitive translation methods.- --COMICS BEAT

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