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articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The
term "Marcinelle school" (in French, cole de Marcinelle, also known
as "Charleroi school," cole de Charleroi) refers to a group of
Belgian cartoonists formed by Joseph Gillain (Jij ) following World
War II. Marcinelle school cartoonists were all associated with the
weekly magazine, Spirou, whose offices in the 1940s were located in
the town of Marcinelle, near Charleroi in Belgium. Stylistically,
the Marcinelle school is a mix of cartoonish and realist, and is
also sometimes called comic-dynamic ("comic" here refers to
"comical," not the medium). It is often cited in books in
opposition to Herg 's ligne claire style. Though both styles have
much in common, Marcinelle school is all about conveying the
impression of movement, while ligne claire tends to be more
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