Friday, February 2, 2018

BELGIUM ~ 60th Anniversary of The Smurfs ~

... Lovely postcard nr1... both with the first newly released stamps of 2018... with great special stamp postmarkツ... this one shows one more of Belgium's famous cartoons... Bpost had issued new Smurf stamps to celebrate the 60th anniversary of these sweet little blue dwarfs, featuring 5 of the main characters... I loved to read the Smurf comic albums as a kid, I grew up with them.... and I still love them♥... Thanks a lot Johan!! (✿◠‿◠)

The Smurfs  is a Belgian comic series, created by cartoonist Peyo (pen name of Pierre Culliford). The titular creatures were introduced as supporting characters in an already established series, Johan and Peewit in 1958, and starred in their own series from 1959.

These creatures, which later became the Smurfs, were such a hit that they got their own comic series.

Thirty-one Smurf comic albums have been created, 16 of them by Peyo.


(Issued 29-01-2018)

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