* Mixing historical references with fiction, "Buck Danny" is one of the most important classic Franco-Belgian comic strips. * The central characters are based on popular heroes of the Second World War, lending the comics historical authenticity. * The artwork depicts aircraft realistically and includes technological developments. * The series features contemporary history, including the wars in Bosnia and Afghanistan.
A former pilot in the French Navy, Frederic Zumbiehl has since turned to writing. He wrote the scripts of several military adventure series, always insisting on hyper-realism, such as Team Rafale or Unite Felin. He was picked to replace Francis Bergese at the helm of Buck Danny. Gil Formosa began working in comics at 18, as Morris's assistant on the Lucky Luke cartoons, before making a name for himself as an illustrator of posters and covers, interspersed with several comic series.