« Où sont les super-héros français ? Du Comte de Monte-Cristo à Astérix en passant par Mikros & Photonik »

@article{ReynsChikuma2019OS,
  title={« O{\`u} sont les super-h{\'e}ros français ? Du Comte de Monte-Cristo {\`a} Ast{\'e}rix en passant par Mikros \& Photonik »},
  author={C(h)ris Reyns-Chikuma},
  journal={Modern \& Contemporary France},
  year={2019},
  volume={27},
  pages={343 - 363}
}
ABSTRACT Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Fantastic 4, Spider-Man, X-Men, Black Panther (1966, and its filmic adaptation), all the superheroes are American. All? No, there are some since 1938 in France as original French creations and as the translations of the American Superheroes. But who heard about Fantax, Santanax, Misterx? Except for some thousands fans, these x illustrate, even if unwittingly, unknown heroes. The only French known and famous super-heroes in France, and a bit beyond… 

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