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Jacques Martin

1921 - 2010

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Jacques Martin (25 September 1921 – 21 January 2010) was a French comics artist and comic book creator. He was one of the classic artists of Tintin magazine, alongside Edgar P. Jacobs and Hergé, of whom he was a longtime collaborator. He is best known for his series Alix. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Martin has received more than 10,995 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Jacques Martin is the 99th most popular comic artist (down from 82nd in 2019), the 3,783rd most popular biography from France (down from 3,330th in 2019) and the 11th most popular French Comic Artist.

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Among comic artists, Jacques Martin ranks 99 out of 174Before her are Marco Rota, Hiro Mashima, Quentin Blake, Willy Vandersteen, Francisco Ibáñez Talavera, and Hal Foster. After her are Greg, Roy Thomas, John Romita Sr., Hajime Isayama, Tsukasa Hojo, and Claire Bretécher.

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Among people born in 1921, Jacques Martin ranks 257Before her are Maria Gorokhovskaya, Verghese Kurien, Bernard Lown, Mikayil Abdullayev, Gunnar Eriksson, and Kees de Jager. After her are Juan José Arreola, Alfréd Rényi, Carol Channing, Sotiria Bellou, Francis Blanche, and Herb Ellis. Among people deceased in 2010, Jacques Martin ranks 223Before her are Jimmy Gardner, Jonathan Motzfeldt, Dixie Carter, Brian G. Marsden, Otmar Suitner, and Bob Guccione. After her are Shirley Verrett, Herbert Erhardt, Loki Schmidt, Daisuke Gōri, Farooq Leghari, and Herb Ellis.

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Among people born in France, Jacques Martin ranks 3,783 out of 6,011Before her are Marielle Goitschel (1945), Michel Carré (1821), Jean-Pierre Ricard (1944), Guillaume Musso (1974), Léon-Adolphe Amette (1850), and Jean Collas (1874). After her are Pierre Adet (1763), Maxime Maufra (1861), Émile Duclaux (1840), Édouard-Alfred Martel (1859), Olivier de Serres (1539), and Lucien Aimar (1941).


Among comic artists born in France, Jacques Martin ranks 11Before her are Jean-Claude Mézières (1938), Cabu (1938), Philippe Honoré (1941), Émile Cohl (1857), Jacques Tardi (1946), and Tignous (1957). After her are Claire Bretécher (1940), Gotlib (1934), Sylvain Chomet (1963), François Bourgeon (1945), and Joann Sfar (1971).