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 8,601 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Jacques Martin is the 82nd most popular comic artist (down from 74th in 2019), the 3,333rd most popular biography from France (down from 2,927th in 2019) and the 10th most popular French Comic Artist.

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Among comic artists, Jacques Martin ranks 82 out of 174Before her are Floyd Gottfredson, Greg, Héctor Germán Oesterheld, Fujio Akatsuka, Yoshito Usui, and Hal Foster. After her are Quentin Blake, Hiromu Arakawa, Takehiko Inoue, Jean Tabary, Joe Simon, and Tetsuya Chiba.

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Among people born in 1921, Jacques Martin ranks 225Before her are Jetty Paerl, Antonino Rocca, Carmen Laforet, Sune Andersson, Alexander Kemurdzhian, and John Agar. After her are Ben Bradlee, Simin Daneshvar, Cuthbert Sebastian, Viktor Chukarin, Saul Zaentz, and Rodney Dangerfield. Among people deceased in 2010, Jacques Martin ranks 192Before her are Mohammed Mzali, Hal Connolly, Raymond Impanis, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, Iskandar of Johor, and Laurent Terzieff. After her are Valentina Tolkunova, Yvonne Loriod, Jacqueline de Romilly, Tzannis Tzannetakis, Sandro de América, and José Ramos Delgado.

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Among people born in France, Jacques Martin ranks 3,333 out of 5,234Before her are Jules Cambon (1845), Roland Dumas (1922), Jean Tardieu (1903), Charles Simon Favart (1710), Jean de Thévenot (1633), and Édouard Lartet (1801). After her are Christian d'Oriola (1928), Charles Pasqua (1927), Joseph Daul (1947), Jacques Dufilho (1914), Pierre Granier-Deferre (1927), and Pierre Souvestre (1874).


Among comic artists born in France, Jacques Martin ranks 10Before her are Jean-Jacques Sempé (1932), Cabu (1938), Émile Cohl (1857), Claire Bretécher (1940), Philippe Honoré (1941), and Jacques Tardi (1946). After her are Tignous (1957), Gotlib (1934), Sylvain Chomet (1963), and Joann Sfar (1971).