Things to know about comic history (Part 2)

In the previous article, we introduced you some information about the history of comics. Let’s continue finding out about this topic in this article.

Comic France – Belgium was heavily influenced by the US, but during World War II, the German blocking of American culture caused many Comic artists in France to create their own character styles and become famous for works about heroes. Unfortunately, when the war ended, the French government introduced a policy banning the use of violent and adult images, leading to a series of French publishers looking for and composing Comic in the same way. humor. Many very famous pre-war stories were brought back, most notably Franquin’s Spirou and Les Aventures de Tintin. The humorous style has gradually become a feature of the French-Belgian Comic. Over the next decades, French-Belgian Comic became more popular with the advent of Lucky Luke of Morris, Asterix of Rene Goscinny and Albert Uderzo.

Recently, Comic France – Belgium is known not only for its humorous style, funny elements, but also philosophical issues, psychological issues, and bold artistic experiences. Compared to the birthplace of Comic France – Belgium, America was not inferior to the early appearance of Comic. Here, Comic book form appeared first and also quickly applied publishing standards.

From 1938 to 1954 was the golden age of American Comic. World War II affected Comic this period, a series of superheroes born with simple storylines and they participated in the anti-fascist war, most notably Captain America. However, the emergence and over-development of a series of superheroes led to an explosion of violence, causing outrage and calling for a boycott of Comic all over America. This event ended the golden age of Comic and at the same time the government introduced Comic Code, which is a law about things that cannot be included in comics.

Things to know about comic history (Part 1)

As we all know, comics are now a very popular form of entertainment and are loved by many people, but in order to be like today, comics also have to go through many ups and downs, from the day they were formed to the stages.

Comic history has also been associated with a part of world history, creating no small changes in human perception and contributing to the economic development of many countries.

You have been, and will be, intending to study comic drawing and cherish your dream of a manga artist. In order to pursue your dream of being a manga artist, you need to know about its history. So, what do you already know? Maybe you know it all, maybe you don’t know anything, maybe you just know halfway. It’s okay, because the next section you read will help you understand the history of the creation and development of some famous comic book platforms in the world.

Comic started in the late 19th century, early 20th century and continues to grow to this day. Rodolphe Töpffer, a Swiss painter who is considered to be Comic’s father, wrote a 30-page storybook with 6 frames per page, which then took the appearance of a comic book. great. At the beginning of the 20th century, Comic was framed and the dialogue in a bubble was printed on the newspaper in the form of a comic strip. Their topics and content are mainly for entertaining readers. These short comics were later selected and printed into volumes, this is the premise for the long-term comic book form to be formed and developed. The content of humorous topics has gradually been replaced by many different themes and Comic is divided into many genres.

At the beginning, Comic was seen as a form of low-level entertainment. However, over time Comic has been recognized in terms of art and ranked on par with other types of art. France and Belgium are the two countries with the most developed Comic industry in Europe, until today these two countries are often grouped together when it comes to Comic. During the early 20th century, Comic was very popular and became familiar to readers from both countries. Immediately after World War I, Hergé – a Belgian Comic painter – was born: The Adventures of Tintin (Les Adventures de Tintin).