Hubert Boulard is confirmed dead at the age of 49.
Hubert was best known as a French comic book author.
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In memoriam: Hubert Boulard (1971-2020)
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Hubert Boulard, comic writer of the books 'Beauty' and 'Miss Don't Touch Me', passed away.
Hubert Boulard
Born21 January 1971
Died12 February 2020(2020-02-12) (aged 49)
NationalityFrench
OccupationComic book author
Hubert Boulard (21 January 1971 – 12 February 2020) was a French comic book author.
Contents
1 Biography
2 Works
3 Awards
4 References
Biography
Boulard attended the École rĂ©gionale des beaux-arts d'Angers, Boulard began writing comics in the 1990s, after befriending Yoann, who had encouraged him to start in the field of comics.
As an illustrator, he worked with authors such as Éric Omond, Yoann, Eric Corbeyran, Richard Malka, Paul Gillon, David Beauchard, and Jason. At the same time, Boulard wrote comic scripts, starting in 2002 with the publication of Legs de l'alchimiste with HervĂ© Tanquerelle and Yeux Verts with Zanzim. He produced Miss Pas Touche in 2006, illustrated by KerascoĂ«t and published by Dargaud, which sold 30,000 as of 2017. Since then, Boulard has worked with Étienne Le Roux, Marie Caillou, Virginie Augustin, with whom he won the 2017 Prix Diagonale for best album. With Bertrand Gatignol, he created Les Ogres-Dieux, which won best comic series at the 2019 Lucca Comics & Games Conference in Italy.
Boulard produced the collective work Les Gens normaux, paroles lesbiennes gay bi trans, published in 2013, during the time when France was voting on the legalization of gay marriage. In 2019, he wrote the comic Boiseleur : Les Mains d'Ilian, with illustrations by Gaëlle Hersent. In April 2020, Peau d'homme, written by Boulard with illustrations by Zanzim, is set to be released.
Hubert Boulard died on 12 February 2020 at the age of 49, said his publisher in a press release.
Works
Les Yeux verts (2002-2004)
Le Legs de l'alchimiste (2002-2007)
Miss Pas Touche (2006-2009)
La SirĂšne des pompiers (2006)
Bestioles (2010)
La Chair de l'araignée (2010)
Beauté (2011-2014)
Ma vie posthume (2012-2013)
La Ligne Droite (2013)
WW2.2 T6 : Chien Jaune (2013)
Le Temple du Passé (2014-2015)
Les Ogres-Dieux (2014-2018)
Monsieur désire ? (2016)
La Nuit mange le Jour (2017)
Le Boiseleur (2019)
Awards
SĂ©lection officielle jeunesse at the AngoulĂȘme International Comics Festival for Bestioles (2011)
SĂ©lection officielle at the AngoulĂȘme International Comics Festival for BeautĂ© (2012)
Prix Jacques-Lob at the BD Boum Festival (2015)
Firecracker Alternative Book Award for Beauté
Gran Guinigi Award for Les Ogres-Dieux at the Lucca Comics & Games Conference (2017)
Prix Diagonale for Monsieur désire ? (2017)
Finalist for the Grand Prix de la Critique for Monsieur désire ? (2017)
SĂ©lection officielle at the AngoulĂȘme International Comics Festival for Les Ogres-Dieux (2017)
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