Author(s): Jean Leturgie
Sensational news in the United States: the great actress Sarah Bernhardt is coming from France for a grand tour across the continent. The world of show business is in effervescence but some, such as the League of Virtue, are opposed to the tragedian's coming, because of her sulphurous reputation. President Rutherford B. Hayes, a theatre-lover, asks Lucky Luke to look after the lady, ambassador of French culture and charm...
Born and raised in Belgium, Morris moved to the United States in 1946 for six years. There, he worked for MAD magazine and met ReneGoscinny, with whom he collaborated from 1955 until Goscinny's death in 1977. JeanLeturgie co-created the character of Percevan before he began an enduring cooperation with XavierFauche that produced eight Lucky Luke titles, followed by the spin-off series Rantanplan (Rin Tin Can) and Kid Lucky. Fauche, a well-known figure in French radio, also wrote for the French version of Jim Henson's show Fraggle Rock and co-created the cartoon Les Tifous.