Smurfs Graphic Novel #9 - Gargamel and the Smurfs
(2011)

NBM, 2010 Series
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Price
5.99 USD; 6.99 CAD
Pages
60
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
NBM Publishing
Brand
Papercutz
ISBN
978-1-59707-289-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781597072892 50599
Editing
Jim Salicrup

Issue Notes

Printed in December 2011.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Peyo [Pierre Culliford] ?
Inks
Peyo [Pierre Culliford] ?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Gargamel; Azrael; Smurf

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
Peyo [Pierre Culliford]
Inks
Peyo [Pierre Culliford]
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset; Janice Chiang

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gargamel and the Smurfs
Characters
Gargamel; Azrael; Smurf

Indexer Notes

Tile page, half-title page, front matter, credits, list of available books

The Smurfnapper (Table of Contents: 3)

The Smurfs / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Yvan Delaporte (credited)
Pencils
Peyo [Pierre Culliford] (credited)
Inks
Peyo [Pierre Culliford] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Janice Chiang (credited)

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Gargamel (first appearance); Azrael (first appearance); Papa Smurfs; Smurfs
Synopsis
Gargamel learns of Smurfs in his books of spells, finds them, and captures one to use in his potion. When the other Smurfs free their friend, Gargamel accidentally makes himself small, and looks like a tasty treat to his cat.
Reprints
Keywords
Cat; magician; philosopher's stone; sorcerer

Indexer Notes

Peyo is reported to have relied heavily on assistants, notably Roland Goossens and François Walthéry.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Peyo [Pierre Culliford] ?
Inks
Peyo [Pierre Culliford] ?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A Smurf Not Like the Others
Characters
Smurf

Indexer Notes

Chapter title page, with splash panel

A Smurf Not Like the Others (Table of Contents: 5)

The Smurfs / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Peyo [Pierre Culliford] (credited); Joe Johnson (translation)
Pencils
Peyo [Pierre Culliford] (credited)
Inks
Peyo [Pierre Culliford] (credited)
Colors
Nine Culliford
Letters
Janice Chiang (credited)

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Gargamel; Azrael; Smurfs; Papa Smurf
Synopsis
Gargamel captures a lone Smurf with wanderlust. Papa Smurf injects Gargamel with a potion to make him (temporarily) kind.
Reprints
Keywords
Magician; sorcerer

Indexer Notes

Peyo is reported to have relied heavily on art assistants, notably Roland Goossens and François Walthéry.

The Smurfs and the Little Ghost (Table of Contents: 6)

The Smurfs / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Peyo [Pierre Culliford] (credited); Joe Johnson (translation)
Pencils
Peyo [Pierre Culliford] (credited)
Inks
Peyo [Pierre Culliford] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Janice Chiang (credited)

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Gargamel; Azrael; Smurfs; Puppy; ghost
Synopsis
Exploring Smurfs find and befriend a little ghost. In return, he scares off Gargamel when the sorcerer comes Smurf-hunting.
Keywords
Dog; ghost; haunted house; magician; picnic; sorcerer

Indexer Notes

Peyo is reported to have relied heavily on art assistants, notably Alain Maury and Luc Parthoens.

Sagratamabarb (Table of Contents: 7)

The Smurfs / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Peyo [Pierre Culliford] (credited); Joe Johnson (translation)
Pencils
Peyo [Pierre Culliford] (credited)
Inks
Peyo [Pierre Culliford] (credited)
Letters
Janice Chiang (credited)

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Gargamel; Azrael; Sagratamabarb; Smurfs; Beelzebub [the Devil]; Tortorus; little green devils; genie; centaur
Synopsis
Gargamel and his cousin feud over which sorcerer can do business in their vicinity. Sagratamabarb befriends the Smurfs. Gargamel sells his soul to the devil for extra powers, and winds up in Hell.
Keywords
Hell; magician; pact with the devil; sorcerer

Indexer Notes

Peyo is reported to have relied heavily on art assistants, notably Alain Maury and Luc Parthoens.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Watch Out for Papercutz / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Salicrup (signed) [as Jim]
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Welcome to the nutty, naughty, and nearly-nefarious ninth Smurfs graphic novel from Peyo by Papercutz....
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Janice Chiang

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["Gargamel and the Smurfs"]
  4. 3. The Smurfnapper
    The Smurfs
  5. 4. ["A Smurf Not Like the Others"]
  6. 5. A Smurf Not Like the Others
    The Smurfs
  7. 6. The Smurfs and the Little Ghost
    The Smurfs
  8. 7. Sagratamabarb
    The Smurfs
  9. 8. ["Welcome to the nutty, naughty, and nearly-nefarious ninth Smurfs graphic novel from Peyo by Papercutz...."]
    Watch Out for Papercutz
  10. 9. ["The World of Smurfs"]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. ["Presenting the wicked worst of Gargamel!"]
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