Philippe Vandevelde

Philippe Vandevelde alias Tome ( artist name) ( born February 24, 1957 in Brussels) is a Belgian comic book artist and author.

Vandevelde began his comic career as an assistant at Dupa Turk and Bob de Groot. He learned Janry during his studies at the Institut National des Arts Visuel in Sint Pieterswoluwe in Brussels know and took with him 1982, the comic book series Spirou and Fantasio. Between 1984 ( Volume 31, The Mysterious virus) and 1998 ( Volume 44, Hunt for Spirou ) published 14 volumes with Carlsen Comics. Tome and Janry devote himself uninterruptedly since 1987 the series The Little Spirou.

Tome is mainly known in Germany in addition to the work for Spirou and Fantasio with its serial soda. This was the beginning then drawn by Luc Warnant, from Volume 3 of Bruno Gazzotti. In Germany, the series was published in Salleck Publications and currently includes 12 volumes.