La Bete Est Morte! La Guerre Mondiale Chez Lez Animaux
La Guerre Mondiale chez les animaux: the album La Bête est Morte! was started clandestinely in 1942, during the German occupation, and published in the third month after Liberation. The first edition of this bloody bestiary, which is part of a long tradition of animal symbolism that reaches back to the Middle Ages itself and reaches its pinnacle in Animal Farm (1945) by Georges Orwell. The drawings are by the renowned artist Edmond-François Calvo, often dubbed the French Walt Disney. La Bête est Morte! is a ferocious and relentless depiction of a monstrous episode in human history.