Delporte, Yvan

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Delporte, Yvan Gender: M
born on 24 June 1928 at 14:45 (= 2:45 PM )
Place St.Gilles, Belgium, 50n49, 4e20
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Dekoster
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 02°46' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 28°28 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 23°27'


Belgian comics writer, and was editor-in-chief of Spirou magazine between 1955 and 1968 during a period considered by many the golden age of Franco-Belgian comics. He is credited with several creative contributions, among these his collaborations with Peyo on The Smurfs, with René Follet on Steve Severin (1/2) and André Franquin with the creation of Gaston Lagaffe and the co-authorship of Idées noires.

He died on 5 March 2007.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

André Dekoster quoted birth registry, email Oct. 2013. For place of birth, he listed St. Gilles (Gard), France, but this seems questionable.


  • Vocation : Art : Cartoonist