Smurfs – book 2 – King Smurf

The adventure of King Smurf first started in Spirou magazine in 1964 as Le Schtroumpfissime (cf. illustrissimo — most illustrious — a term sometimes used to flatter European monarchs of the medieval and Renaissance period). While not the second story to appear in Spirou, it was the titular story to be published in book format.Continue reading “Smurfs – book 2 – King Smurf”

Smurfs-Book 1-The Black Smurfs

The Black Smurfs (original French title Les Schtroumpfs Noirs) is the first album of the original French-language Smurfs comic series created by Belgian artist Peyo, first published in 1963. Apart from the titular one (which became the basis for the cartoon show episode “The Purple Smurfs”), it contains two other stories: The Flying Smurf (LeContinue reading “Smurfs-Book 1-The Black Smurfs”