Jean 'Moebius' Giraud (1938–2012)

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Jean Giraud had one of the most interesting double lives in comics history. Under his own name, he co-created the legendary western comic 'Blueberry' (1963-2012) with writer Jean-Michel Charlier. He also used the shortened signature of "Gir" for this series. This cowboy series was noted for its highly realistic artwork and more gritty, complex and... See full bio »

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The Fifth Element Art Department
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 2012 Strange Frame: Love & Sax (designs - as Jean Giraud)
  Arzak Rhapsody (TV Mini Series) (original designs - 14 episodes, 2003) (storyboards - 14 episodes, 2003)
- Le Secret des licornes (2003) ... (original designs - as Moebius) / (storyboards - uncredited)
- La Tour Nuageuse (2003) ... (original designs - as Moebius) / (storyboards - uncredited)
- La Cité perdue (2003) ... (original designs - as Moebius) / (storyboards - uncredited)
- L'Homme des jeux (2003) ... (original designs - as Moebius) / (storyboards - uncredited)
- Noshka (2003) ... (original designs - as Moebius) / (storyboards - uncredited)
 1997 The Fifth Element (designer)
 1996 Space Jam (visual development - as Moebius)
 1989 The Abyss (conceptual artist)
 1989 Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (conceptual designer)
 1988 Willow (conceptual artist - as Jean Giraud)
 1987 Masters of the Universe (special designer)
 1982 TRON (conceptual artist: electronic world) / (electronic conceptual design)
 1982 The Masters of Time (original designs - as Moebius)
 1980 Tusk (poster artist - as J. Giraud)
 1979 Alien (art department - as Jean Giraud) / (concept artist - as Jean 'Moëbius' Giraud)
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Other Works:

Comics: L'Incal

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4 Print Biographies | 31 Interviews | 30 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 66 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

J. Giraud | Jean 'Moëbius' Giraud | Jean Giraud | Jean Giraud alias Moebius | Moebius


Claudine Giraud conin  (divorced)  (2 children) | See more »

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Acclaimed illustrator, he is known for his highly detailed and fine line artwork, often incorporating surreal landspaces. See more »



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