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Bastien Vivès
French comic book artist

Bastien Vivès

Bastien Vivès
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Intro French comic book artist
Is Comics artist Writer
From France
Field Humor Literature
Gender male
Birth 11 February 1984, Paris
Age 39 years
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Bastien Vivès (born 11 February 1984) is a French comic book artist.

Life and career

Born in Paris, Vivès spent his childhood drawing with his younger brother. He took live model classes from the age of 10 years. Vivès studied Applied arts at the Institut Sainte Geneviève Paris (6th) and three years at the Penninghen School of Graphic Arts in Paris and eventually Gobelins School, still in Paris, where he studied animation.

He achieved success first on the internet (on the Catsuka forum) under the pseudonym "Chanmax" with the character Poungi la Racaille (2006, Public Danger)

His first album, Elle(s), published in 2007 by Casterman under the KSTR label and when he was 25 years old, in January 2009, Vivès received the Angoulême Festival Revelation Award for his album A Taste of Chlorine (Le goût du chlore).

In 2010 and 2011, he participated of the online drama Les Autres Gens, written by Thomas Cadène, drawing seven episodes.

In 2013, he published the "French manga" series Last Man, together with Michaël Sanlaville and Balak.


Title Date Author Publisher Notes
Poungi la racaille 2006 Éditions Danger Public Under the pseudonym Bastien Chanmax
Elle(s) 2007 Editions KSTЯ
Hollywood Jan 2008 Michaël Sanlaville Éditions KSTЯ
A Taste of Chlorine (Le goût du chlore) 2008 Éditions KSTЯ Official selection of the Angoulême Festival 2009
La boucherie 2008 Editions Warum
Dans mes yeux 2009 Editions KSTЯ
Juju Mimi Féfé Chacha 2009 Alexis de Raphelis Editions Ankama
Pour l'empire - Tome 1 : L'honneur 2010 Merwan Chabane (writer)
Sandra Desmazières (color)
Poisson Pilote collection, Dargaud
Tranches Napolitaines 2010 With Anne Simon, Alfred and Mathieu Sapin Dargaud
Pour l'empire - Tome 2 : Les femmes 2010 Merwan Chabane (writer)
Sandra Desmazières (color)
Poisson Pilote collection, Dargaud
Polina 2011 Éditions KSTЯ Adapted into the film Polina
Pour l'empire - Tome 3 : La fortune 2011 Merwan Chabane (writer)
Sandra Desmazières (color)
Poisson Pilote collection, Dargaud
Les Autres Gens - Tome 1 04/2011 Collective Dupuis
La Famille
Last Man 2013 With Michael Sanlaville (art)

and Balak (writer)

Éditions KSTЯ Volume #6 won the Angoulême International Comics Festival Prize for a Series in 2015.

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