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Safarir no 261 (magazine cover).jpg
Editor in Chief Michel Bouchard
Categories Comics
Frequency Monthly
Publisher Éditions Les Artistocrates
Founder Sylvain Bolduc
Serge Boisvert DeNevers
Year founded 1987
First issue October 1987
Final issue July 2016
Country Canada
Based in Montreal
Language French
ISSN 0835-7919

Safarir was a Canadian French-language humour magazine. The name is derived from "safari" and French "ça fait rire", "it makes you laugh". It was in circulation between 1987 and 2016

History and profile

Safarir was established in 1987.[1] It was published monthly in Quebec City from October 1987 until 2001, and thereafter in Montreal by Éditions Les Artistocrates.

Notable writers and artists who contributed to Safarir included Éric Thériault; and Delaf and Dubuc, whose Les Nombrils was introduced in Safarir in 2004. The magazine ceased publication in July 2016.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b "French humour magazine Safarir closing its doors". Montreal Gazette. 25 July 2016. Retrieved 27 November 2016.

Further reading

  • Official website
  • Mira Falardeau, La bande dessinée au Québec, éditions du Boréal, 1994 (in French)
  • Bernard Dubois, Bande dessinée québécoise : répertoire bibliographique à suivre, éditions D.B.K., 1996 (in French)
  • Michel Viau, BDQ, Répertoire des publications de bandes dessinées au Québec des origines à nos jours, éditions Mille-Îles, 1999 (in French)
  • Mira Falardeau, Histoire de la bande dessinée au Québec, VLB éditeur, 2008 (in French)

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