Career Timeline: 1979 - Metal Hurlant, no. 44
Giraud, as Gir, creates a new western series with Blueberry writer Jean-Michel Charlier, called Jim Cutlass. The first half of Jim Cutlass: Mississippi River is published.
[above is the painting used for the cover to Metal Hurlant, no. 44, and the first 9 pages, both reprinted in Moebius 8: Mississippi River]